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SpaceRafter Metal Open Web Fabrication
SpaceRafter offers advantages over the traditional roof build methods, allowing faster build opportunities by being supplied pre-insulated, or as roof cassettes, and can be designed to create ‘a roof in the roof
Benefits of SpaceRafter
Longer clear spans can be achieved than with solid timber, requiring fewer intermediate supports, saving time on site.
Rigid, blown or quilt insulation can be fitted inside voids to improve thermal efficiency.
Available in cassettes to increase construction speed on site.
Easy to handle
Now even lighter, the lightweight construction makes SpaceRafter easy to individually move on site without the need for crane hire.
Can be used on both residential and commercial buildings.
SpaceRafter can be supplied loose for both residential and commercial builds. The rafters can be supplied with rigid insulation between the timber chords for improved thermal efficiency.
SpaceRafter combined with SpaceJoist can be used to create a ‘room in the roof’ space by replacing the existing roof trusses. A detailed structural design and method statement must be prepared by a qualified designer before any work is undertaken.
SpaceRafter can be supplied as cassettes for residential and commercial projects. The roof cassettes can comprise of a number of SpaceRafter, complete with sheathing, plasterboard and insulation for fast installation on site.