Metal Building Primary Framing Methods

There are 5 primary framing methods for metal buildings. The proper frame will depend on your building's size and its intended use. These illustrations show the basic types of metal building frames but there are variations on these as well.

5 Primary Types of Metal Building Frames:

Metal Buildings - Tapered Beam Frame
Tapered Beam Frame


Single-Span Rigid Frame - Low Profile
Single-Span (Clear-Span) Rigid Frame - Low Profile


Single-Span Rigid Frame - Medium Profile
Single-Span (Clear-Span) Rigid Frame - Medium Profile


Single-Slope Post and Beam Frame
Single-Slope Post and Beam Frame


Lean-To Frame
Lean-To Frame

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