Erection and bracing of timber roofs
In pursuance of its mission to raise standards through Development and Supportive Enforcement of Technical, Quality and Ethical Standards, the Institute for Timber Construction (ITC-SA) is represented on all the SA Bureau of Standards (SANS) Committees responsible for the drafting of specifications and codes of practice or amendments to such codes which have any form of impact related to, or affected by, timber roof structures.
The ITC-SA was influential in creating the SANS 10243 Code of Practice for the Manufacturing and Erection of Timber Trusses.
In support of this document, two Roof Erector’s Handbooks have been produced.
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Volume 1 of the Roof Erector’s Handbook, which is a pocket size edition, is geared specifically towards the roof erector, professional or amateur, erecting roof trusses over a domestic dwelling up to 8.5 metre span.
Cost R90.00 per Volume
Excl. VAT & postage
The Volume 2 Roof Erector’s Handbook is a comprehensive manual, which illustrates every standard aspect of erecting and bracing prefabricated timber roof trusses for almost every category of timber roof configuration and load.
A necessary document for:
Cost R300.00 per Volume
Excl. VAT & postage
Contact ITC-SA for discounted prices for members.
Roof Erection Training Videos
Introduction to the roof erection training
Manufacturing & delivery of trusses to the job site
Tools and connectors needed when erecting timber roof trusses
Erection of a gable to gable roof
Erecting a hip
Constructing a Valley
ITC-SA Timber Roof Erector’s Training DVD
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The detail and the particular publisher of this website is based on information furnished to the Institute for Timber Construction (ITC-SA) from its individual members.
The ITC-SA cannot be held responsible for recording material which is either inaccurate or incorrect in any way.
As a non-profit organisation, the role of the ITC-SA is to encourage and, wherever possible, control proper compliance by its members of the regulations and other statutory requirements, which apply within this particular section of the construction industry.
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