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Engineered Floor Systems

Discover why OPEN JOIST is a superior floor system

JoistsThe OPEN JOIST 2000® product was designed and developed in the 1980’s by one of the largest wood truss manufacturers. The OPEN JOIST 2000® product is an all-wood, open-webbed trimmable floor joist without metal plate connectors.

NOW we are proud to introduce a new joist generation ... OPEN JOIST TRIFORCE™. With this new line of products we can offer more features and benefi ts than before. A trimmable 24-inch web stock OSB end detail will be more flexible on the job site as well as requiring fewer units in inventory. More importantly, we are extremely proud of our new robotic, state-of-the-art facility, which houses the manufacturing plant of OPEN JOIST TRIFORCE™ with unrivaled precision. With its finger-jointed technology, strength and appearance, OPEN JOIST TRIFORCE™ product surpasses the Industry’s standards establishing a new level of excellence in the engineering floor systems, while optimizing the use of lumber in its components.

 

Features Benefits

SOLID SAWN KILN-DRIED CHORDS

  • wide nailing surface 2.5" and 3.5"
  • glued fi nger joints eliminate potential squeaking
  • dimensional stability
  • ease of installation

SOLID SAWN
KILN-DRIED WEBS

  • 2" x 2" webs
  • most effective wood usage
  • environmentally-friendly

WEB STOCK
OSB END DETAIL

  • 24" trimmable end
  • trimmable one end only
  • manufactured in 2-foot increments

GLUED FINGER JOINTS
TRIANGULATION

  • long-term performance
  • accuracy
  • no plate corrosion
  • no potential mechanical, electrical and plumbing damage due to metal connectors
  • eliminates potential squeaking

TRIANGULATED
CONFIGURATION

  • proven
  • light handling
  • no on-site thinking for holes to allow mechanical, electrical and plumbing installation
  • ease of strongback installation
  • increased fl oor performance

QUALITY GARANTEED

  • independent third-party inspection
  • individually tested to exceed load capacity
  • unrivaled fl oor performance

Our open concept floor system

Joists

The strength of triangulation, accuracy of fi nger-jointed assembly, maximization of dimensional lumber and environmentally-friendly field adjustability, makes OPEN JOIST TRIFORCE™ product the only trimmable all-wood, open-webbed, finger-jointed, floor joists without metal plate connectors.

Reengineering wood components for your needs

Joists

For more than 15 years, OPEN JOIST 2000® product have demonstrated their strength and durability throughout North America and Europe. The OPEN JOIST TRIFORCETM product is the logical continuity of the OPEN JOIST 2000® products also aiming for your "Peace of mind underfoot®"!

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