11103 (R 05106)
Qualification Data: For mctal"plate manufacturer, fabricator and Installer.
ResearchlEvaluation Reports: For the following, showing compliance with building code in effect for Project:
1. 2 .
MetaI"plate connectors. Metal truss accessories .
Metal Connector-Plate Manufacturer Qualifications: A manufacturer that is a member of TPI and that complies with quality-control procedures in TPI 1 for manufacture of connector plates.
Manufacturer's responsibilities include providing professional
needed to assume engineering responsibility.
by a qualified professional
Fabricator Qualifications: Shop that participates in a recognized quality-assurance program that complies with quality-control procedures in TPI 1 and that involves third-party inspection by an independent testing and inspecting agency acceptable to Architect and authorities having jurisdiction.
Comply with applicable requirements and recommendations of the following publications:
TPI 1, "National Design Standard for Metal Plate Connected Wood Truss Construction."
TPI DSB, "Recommended Design Specification for Temporary Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses."
TPI HID, flCommentary and Recommendations for Handling, Installing & Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses."
Wood Structural Design Standard:
Comply with applicable requirements
Forest Certification: Provide metal-plate-connected wood trusses produced from wood obtained from forests certified by an FSC-accredited certification body to comply with FSC STD-O1-001, "FSC Principles and Criteria for Forest Stewardship."
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
Lumber: DOC PS 20. Provide lumber that complies with the applicable rules of any rules writing agency certified by the ALSC Board of Review. Provide lumber graded by an agency certified by the ALSC Board of Review to inspect and grade lumber under the rules indicated.
Provide dry lumber with 19 percent maximum moisture content at time of dressing.
SHOP-FABRICATED WOOD TRUSSES