Flitch Plate, Flitch Beam Steel Fabrication NJ/NY
NJ #1 Fabrication Company, Producing the Best Steel Flitch Plates and Flitch Beams for Contractors, Allied Steel!
Allied Steel has created the 3 Flitch Animations to assist in understanding and visualize the the different types of fabricated Flitch Plates/Beams. In just 30 seconds you can see how Flitch Plates works, how they are assembled and how the combination of Steel and Wood combine to make the strongest support for different length spans. Each of the steel components of the 3 different types of Steel Flitch are available for custom Fabrication at Allied steel plant.
Steel Flitch Plate Steel-Wood-Wood-Wood-Steel Video Transcript
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Steel Flitch Plate Steel-Wood-Wood-Wood-Steel
This option showcases utilizing individual Steel Flitch Plates and creating a finished Flitch Beam, significantly increasing the structural load strength of an existing wooden beam. For example, A typical home basement has the main wooden support beam that all of the cross beams sit on, in many cases the main support beam is three 2x10 wooden members sandwiched together and held up by support columns every 8 to 10 feet or so.
The wooden support beam was designed to carry the existing structural load over the span or distance between the existing support columns. When a larger open area is desired with less column obstructions, removing one or more columns is an option, but in doing so, the distance or span between the remaining support columns will be much greater, therefore creating additional structural stress loads on the existing wooden support beam.
Allied's Custom Fabricated Steel Flitch Plates will greatly increase the strength of the existing support beam. This is accomplished by sandwiching the existing wooden support beam with steel flitch plates on either side (steel/wood-wood-wood/steel) and then by bolting each piece of steel and wood all together. The resulting sandwiching of all pieces creates a considerably stronger support beam or flitch beam to handle the structural load increase. Exact structural load requirements are calculated by architects and engineers.