|Your Roof and Floor Truss Specialist for Residential and Commercial Builders|
|Glossary of Terms|
|R & R
Components, Inc. - Your Roof and
Floor Truss Specialist for Residential and Commercial
Rafter - Sloping roof framing member.
Rake - Edge of a roof with the intersection of the gable.
Rake Overhang Panel - Prefabricated overhang panel that extends over the edge of the roof and is fastened to the gable end truss.
Reaction - Total load transmitted by a framing member to its bearing.
Ridge - Line made by the intersection of two roof planes.
Ridge Vent - Prefabricated and formed metal strip placed along the peak of the roof to aid in ventilation.
Rim Joist - Framing member installed on edge of the exterior parameter, usually tying the ends of the floor trusses together. Also called Ribbon or Band Board.
Rise - Vertical distance from the low end to the high end of a sloping member.
Roof Jack - See End Jack.
Roof Scuttle - Framed opening in commercial roofs surrounded by a hinged door used for access to a commercial roof.
Run - Horizontal distance from the low end to the high end of a sloping member.
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5180 Commerce Drive
York, PA 17404
Telephone: (717) 792-4641
Toll Free: 1-800-233-9423
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