Powers Solar Frame Designs

Powers Solar Frames Designs

U.S. Patent No. 9394689

Bolted Connection Details

  1. 6-1" Dia. A325 Slip Critical Bolts at each face of Beam/Column (24 Bolts Total)
  2. Beam
  3. Column
  4. 1½" From Bolt Centerline and Edge of Steel
  5. Slotted holes in the Beam Per AISC, Use Slip Critical Bolts. Standard Holes to be Used On Columns. Orient Slots Radially Around the Bolt Pattern with the Long Dimension Tangent To The Circle
  6. Class “A” Faying Surfaces Not To Be Painted
  7. F436 Washer To Be As Shown In Detail For Steel Plate Washer Required At Slotted Holes

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Bolt Connection Detail

Powers Carport Bolt Connection Detail

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Semi-Cantilever, Box Beam

  • Aesthetically pleasing clean design
  • Bolted connection
  • 10 Gauge Galvanized Steel Construction
    • Material allows time and money saved by eliminating painting
    • No Rust
  • 16"x8" Columns
  • 16"x8" Rafters
  • Semi-Cantilever, Box Beam with 20' Column and 20' +/- Rafter
    Budgetary price $1,300.00/ea.
    (based on seismic 2.1 for California)
    Price will change depending on a number of factors, including but not limited to:
    Angle of tilt, Clear height, Wind load, Snow load, Seismic zone, Soil conditions.

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Tee, Box Beam

  • Full cantilever, two sides provides maximum clearance for parking, maximum coverage and the most space for solar panels
  • Aesthetically pleasing clean design
  • Bolted connection
  • 10 Gauge Galvanized Steel Construction
    • Material allows time and money saved by eliminating painting
    • No Rust
  • 16"x8" Columns
  • 16"x8" Rafters
  • Tee, Box Beam with 20' Column and 39' +/- Rafter
    Budgetary price $1,600.00/ea. (based on seismic 2.1 for California)
    Price will change depending on a number of factors, including but not limited to:
    Angle of tilt, Clear height, Wind load, Snow load, Seismic zone, Soil conditions.

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