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A vertical decorative trim around a building-in relation to this site, we refer to CMU or brick wall that is non-structural usually 6' and under.
Wind Bent
A rigid frame also known as a Portal Frame, to resist lateral forces in a metal building
Wind Column
Steel column used to resist lateral forces in a metal building. Uses a large moment footing to resist the over-turning.
Wind Post
Steel column used to attach girts to in an rigid frame endwall.
Welded Wire Reinforcement, smooth welded wire running in both directions in a grid pattern welded at each crossing. Comes in either rolls or flat sheets. The diameter of wire and spacing may be specified.
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