Truss Properties Manager with IntelliVIEW Suite 22.02

The Truss Properties Manager makes it easier for designers to review the trusses in the job and confirm they are designed as expected. Truss designers must consider a variety of factors when creating designs. They are expected to work quickly to produce low-cost and highly accurate jobs per their customers’ requirements. Alpine’s IntelliVIEW Software has […]

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Understanding Plate Tooth Count and Placement

Imagine a third-party truss inspector is in the yard checking truss plates as part of quality control. The plate placement diagram indicates the web needs twenty-five teeth; however, the inspector counts twenty. Even though the shop positioned the plates as designed, is the plate placement correct? In short, yes. The size and placement are acceptable. […]

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The BCMC 2022 Preview

Alpine’s Latest IntelliVIEW Suite Release, Innovations, & Products  The Building Component Manufacturers Conference (BCMC) will be kicking-off in Columbus, Ohio from September 12-16, 2022 and Alpine is pleased to be exhibiting in booth 500. BCMC offers component manufacturers (CMs) a platform to see the latest software and equipment demonstrations, network with industry experts, and explore […]

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Checking Trusses at Bearing Locations for Out-of-Plane Buckling

Every truss design is evaluated for numerous criteria to determine if it is structurally sound. One of those checks is the capacity of the truss to resist buckling at a bearing location. This article focuses on checking out-of-plane buckling when a truss member is loaded in compression perpendicular to grain and Alpine’s solutions for trusses […]

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