TRIFORCE® is an open web joist built entirely of wood and made for faster, easier MEP installation. Its 100% robotic construction ensures precision and reliability.
TRIFORCE® is a mass-produced open web joist with a structural-quality OSB end panel, which can be trimmed on site up to 24 inches. It’s all-wood construction and open design allow faster, easier installation of plumbing, wiring and HVAC. TRIFORCE® joist is engineered in order to achieve optimum floor system performance, including the vibration factor. Its production is entirely robotic, providing optimal precision and reliability. TRIFORCE® also meets the 2018/2015 IRC R302.12 fire-performance rating for residential buildings with unfinished ceilings.
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The open joist TRIFORCE® is a mass-produced open web joist with a structural-quality OSB panel at one end which can be trimmed on site up to 24 inches. Doing away with metal connectors, it is built entirely of selected wood and assembled using finger-jointed technology and structural-type waterproof resorcinol glue. It is light and strong, making floor system assembly more efficient.
TRIFORCE®’s open design also enables faster, easier installation of plumbing, electrical wiring and HVAC.
All TRIFORCE® joist components are cut, grooved and assembled robotically in our environmentally-friendly production facility, which leads to an extremely precise product. Every joist is individually load-tested ensuring that the manufacturing process consistently delivers quality joists to the construction market.
TRIFORCE® is widely available in various lengths and depths and meets the 2018/2015 IRC R302.12 fire-performance rating for residential buildings with unfinished ceilings.
Durability – Strength – Adjustability
The open joist TRIFORCE® can count on many advantages, for example:
- Adjustable on the job-site
- A quality OSB structural panel
- A triangulated configuration
- Made of Black Canadian Spruce
- Lighter and safer to handle
- No metal connector plates that can cut electrical wiring
- Open design which allows for most HVAC, electrical, and plumbing configurations
- Robotically built - so sizes are true
- Environmentally friendly
- Each joist is tested before it leaves the factory