Katherine Masse

12 rules for safe storage and handling of the Open Joist TRIFORCE®

Once you receive your TRIFORCE® joists, you usually have to store them before setting them up. Follow these rules to make sure they are in the best possible condition before installation. Proper storage and handling of TRIFORCE® joists ensures your floor system build is optimal. Here are 12 rules for storage and handling of the … Continued

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How is the Open Joist TRIFORCE® built? (Part 2)

As we explained in our previous article, the Open Joist TRIFORCE® is made with four components. We saw how two of them (the chords and the OSB panel) are prepared for assembly. Today, it’s time to examine the posts and webs! The posts and the webs There are two posts in the Open Joist TRIFORCE: … Continued

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How is the Open Joist TRIFORCE® built? (Part 1)

How do we build the only open and adjustable floor joist? Triforce is a state of art flooring solution entirely made of wood and assembled without any metal connectors. How is it built in the Barrette Structural plant? As you may know, the Open Joist TRIFORCE® is made up of four components: Chords Webs Posts … Continued

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A revolutionary plant for a revolutionary product

Everybody’s talking about sustainable development. It’s something that matters a lot to us at Barrette Structural Distribution. Not only have we made sure the performance of this plant would be optimal, with precise and efficient assembly of our products, but we’ve also worked hard to build a sustainable and green plant. The plant where the … Continued

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