Long Bay® System


  • Gauge: 16, 14, 13, & 12
  • Depths: 12″ to 44″
  • Finish: Gray primer available
  • Lengths: Matches bay length

Why use the Long Bay® System?

  • Economical bay spacing up to 70′
  • Quicker and more economical installation
  • Available with machine seamed standing seam roof – the industry’s leading standing seam panel
  • Optimum bay spacing & column locations
  • Can mix with traditional purlins
  • Use with B deck, built up and single ply
  • Design flexibility (can be used with hardwall systems)

Long Bay® System’s Features

  • Available with up to 70′ bays
  • Assembled with screw guns
  • Can be used with 22 gauge “B” deck
  • Uses tubular sections
  • Constructed using square channel web members

Ease of Installation

  • Typical metal building procedures – bolting and/or welding
  • Fewer rows of bridging needed with the Long Bay® system
  • Stiffer than traditional joist
  • Lighter than traditional joist
  • Attaches with self drilling screws

Benefits to the Builder

  • Eliminates fluctuating bar joist price/delivery
  • Better control over cost and delivery schedule

Rigorous Testing

  • Gravity loads
  • Uplift loads
  • Stress
  • Test conducted with standing seam roofs and through fastened panels
  • Available with Factory Mutual certification

Spans & Loads

  • Bay spacing can span 70′
  • Custom-designed per your specifications and local government codes compliance
  • Custom-fabricated to accommodate specified wind loads