TTB - How to Read a Truss Design Drawing

This four-page document presents a generic truss design drawing with color-coded explanations for every item of information contained therein. Truss design drawings have long been a source of confusion for contractors, design professionals and building inspectors alike. Use this valuable tool to educate your market and increase understanding of the important information presented on truss design drawings. The final page lists tips for crews to follow in order to avoid installation errors. This document is part of the Truss Technology in Building series. See also the TTB on How to Read a Truss Placement Diagram TTBPlace-D.

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