structural floor with girder-slabs / wooden interjoist
The SpaceJoist offers today's builder an engineered floor system that combines the best features of an I-Joist with an open web construction to deliver a quality product for maximum job site efficiency and overall cost effectiveness. We at Thomas Armstrong can supply these joists loose or as a prefabricated floor cassette which the builder is looking for more now due to on site H&S.
This product has a number of features that simplify construction:
Open web design - Fast and simple installation of services, without the need for drilling or notching.
Longer spans - These are achievable, which eliminate the need for intermediate load bearing walls, thus reducing the overall build cost.
Design Flexibility - A number of end conditions are available to the designer, including our preffered option which is the top chord supported.
Reduced site wasteage - Bespoke design eliminates the need for site alterations.
Wider spacing - Fewer beams are required to complete a floor installation, reducing the labour time.
Lightweight - The lightweight construction allows the joists to be manoeuvred easily and safely on site, often without the need for specialist lifting equipment.
Wide nailing surface - Floor and ceiling application is simpler and quicker.
Save money - Trades work faster on site, reducing labour costs.
Space Joists offer a comprehensive range of depths from 195mm to 424mm.