Bethlehem,  PA 
United States
  • Booth: 6099

MBCEA looks forward to seeing you at METALCON.

MBCEA's mission is to support the professional advancement of metal building contractors, erectors, and our industry. The MBCEA is dedicated to helping contractors and erectors succeed in today’s competitive market. Benefits include: Metal building training and education, Crew Sourcing, Member Directory, Safety Guide, Toolbox Talks, Annual Conference, Peer Forums. Join today!

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  • Join during METALCON and receive FREE and discounted training, AC478 Accreditation assistance, discount on a Temp Bracing Guide, and more!

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  • Temporary Bracing Guidelines

    Metal Building Systems provide efficient, cost effective solutions for low-rise buildings.  These buildings are highly engineered, optimized structures, with virtually all elements of the building structure working as an integral system to meet the strength and serviceability requirements for the project.  However, due to these characteristics, Metal Building Systems are particularly prone to strength and stability deficiencies during assembly and erection, when all elements of the structure are not in place.  Failure to provide adequate temporary bracing and/or adhere to appropriate sequencing of erection to ensure stability of the partially erected structure has led to the collapse of partially erected building structures. 

    The purpose of this Design Guide is to assist Metal Building contractors and erectors in developing temporary bracing and sequencing requirements for each metal building project.

    The book will be shipped to the billing address entered at checkout during payment. Please enter a separate shipping address if applicable. Please allow two weeks for delivery. Note that MBCEA members should use this year's Discount Code to receive $150 off the base price.

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    Preview Chapter 1


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