Metal Building Glossary - "K"

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Building Terms:

Kick–out
An extension attached to the bottom of a downspout to direct water away from the wall. (elbow) (turn-out)

Kip
A unit of measure equal to 1,000 pounds. (4.4 KN)

Knee
The connecting area of a column and a rafter of a structural frame such as a rigid frame.

Knee Brace
A diagonal member at a column and rafter intersection designed to resist horizontal loads.


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