Gutter-Connect Specifications

Available Sizes:

  • Bay Widths – 18’, 22’, 24’, and 30’
  • Lengths – Any multiple of 9’ or 12’

Material Specifications 18’ wide

  • Columns – 1.9” x 13ga tube (60,000psi yield/75,000psi tensile)
  • Bows and roof purlin – 1.315” x 18ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)
  • Crossbraces and deadman braces – 1.66” x 16ga tube (40,000psi yield/45,000psi tensile)
  • Deadmen – 1.66” x 14ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)
  • Rib braces – .706” x 19ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)

Material Specifications 22’ and 24’ wide

  • Columns – 2.375” x 13ga tube (60,000psi yield/75,000psi tensile)
  • Roof purlin – 1.315” x 18ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)
  • Bows, crossbraces and deadman braces – 1.66” x 16ga tube (40,000psi yield/45,000psi tensile)
  • Deadmen – 1.66” x 14ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)
  • 22’ Rib braces – .922” x 18ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)
  • 24’ Rib braces – 1.315” x 18ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)

Material Specifications 30’ wide

  • Columns – 2.375” x 13ga tube (60,000psi yield/75,000psi tensile)
  • Roof purlins – 1.315” x 18ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)
  • Bows – 1.9” x 13ga tube (60,000psi yield/75,000psi tensile)
  • Crossbraces and deadman braces – 1.66” x 16ga tube (40,000psi yield/45,000psi tensile)
  • Deadmen – 1.66” x 14ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)
  • Rib braces – 1.315” x 18ga tube (45,000psi yield/48,000psi tensile)

All widths

  • Gutter – 7.4” wide x 1/8” thick aluminum (35,000psi yield/38,000psi tensile)
  • Optional endwalls – 2”sq x 15ga tube (50,000psi yield/55,000psi tensile)

Design Criteria:

  • Column/truss spacings are 9’ with 3’ bow spacing or 12’ with 4’ bow spacing.  The 18’, 22’, and 24’ widths have one purlin per bay. The 30’ width has three purlins per bay.
  • Perimeter deadmen are standard with an option for 4” sq columns without deadmen.
  • Standard gutter heights are 8’ to 14’ in 2’ increments.

Roof load ratings

Width 9′ Column Spacing 12′ Column Spacing
18′ 27 lbs/sq ft 20 lbs/sq ft
22′ 27 lbs/sq ft 20 lbs/sq ft
24′ 25 lbs/sq ft 18 lbs/sq ft
30′ 20 lbs/sq ft 15 lbs/sq ft

Cover Options and Sizes:

  • Roof – Polyethylene film.  Option of 8mm or corrugated polycarbonate with additional purlin runs (18’width/20’poly, 22’width/24’poly, 24’width/28’poly, 30’width/36’poly).
  • Sidewalls and Endwalls – 8mm polycarbonate sheet, corrugated polycarbonate sheet, or polyethylene film

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