Below you will find an image showing some of the items that go into building a vertical roof carport or garage. These items are the same for both regular style and a-frame style carports except for the purlins.
(A) (B) (C) (L) "L-trim”: Is used on Regular Styles that are open or with a horizontal end(s), A-Frame & Lean-to Style buildings that are open with vertical roof, horizontal roof & side(s), It is also used in all frame openings (ex., overhead, roll-up and walk-in doors), on windows "J-trim” is used.
(B) “Corner trim" is used on enclosed A-Frame & Lean-to Style buildings with vertical roof, side(s) and end(s) instead of the L-trim.
(D) (K) Post (uprights) can be 14 ga. galvanized square tubing, they come in lengths of 5' up to 18'.
(E) (F) Bottom rails are made from our standard 20’ long 14 ga. galvanized square tubing included are 7" pre-welded inserts (sleeves) by our production department, these are made of 14 ga. (either 2" or 2 ¼") galvanized square tubing that connect the post to the bottom rail; with optional extensions of 5’ to achieve the length desired.
(G) Header bars and vertical supports for overhead doors, roll-up doors are made of 14 ga. either 2" or 2 ¼" galvanized square tubing, these are used to install the door tracks and the electric opener system on overhead doors.
(H) 29 ga. panels come standard on 13 different colors for the roof, sides and ends (26 ga. special order panels are also available with a 20-year warranty.)
(I) 18 ga. 2 ½" x 1 ½" channels are used as knee braces on buildings up to 30' wide and as peak braces on buildings up to 19' wide.
(J) "L" Brackets are installed to join two pieces of square tubing together where there will not be a pre-welded connection or sleeve.
(M) Trusses (bows) are pre-fab of galvanized square tubing 14 ga., the size varies by the width of the building and they can range from 8’ wide up to 30' wide.
(N) 4 ¼" x 1 ½" 18 ga. hat channels are used on a-frame styles with vertical roof & sides and on regular style with the vertical end option.
(O) 11' Ridge cap trim is used only on a-frame with vertical roof style.
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