Long Bay® System A ridged (double slope) building in which the ridge is off-center.

Long Bay System

Gauge: 16, 14, 13, & 12
Gauge: 12" to 44"
Finish: Red or gray oxide primer available
Lengths: Matches bay length

Why use the Long Bay® System?

  • Economical bay spacing up to 65'
  • Quicker and more economical installation
  • Available with machine seamed standing seam roof - the industry's leading standing seam panel
  Benefits to the Builder
  • Now competes in the Long Bay® market
  • Eliminates fluctuating bar joist price/delivery
  • Better control over cost and delivery schedule

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)



Rigorous Testing

  • Gravity loads
  • Uplift loads
  • Stress
  • Test conducted with standing seam roofs and through fastened panels
  • Available with Factory Mutual certification
Long Bay® System's Features
  • Available with up to 65' bays
  • Assembled with screw guns
  • Can be used with 22 gauge "B" deck
  • Uses tubular sections
  • Constructed using square channel web members



Spans & Loads

  • Bay spacing can span 65'
  • Custom-designed per your specifications and local government compliance codes
  • Custom-fabricated to accommodate specified wind loads
  • Unlimited building widths and lengths

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
Long Bay® Spandrel at Main Frame (w/Masonry Wall)
Long Bay® Purlin with Double-Lok® Starting Rake Condition (On-Module)
Flange Brace Connection
Long Bay Connection at Low Side Soldier Column
Long Bay® Purlin wiht Double-Lok® Ending Rake Condition (On-Module)
Long Bay® Purlin at Masonry Parapet

Long Bay® Spandrel Purlin at Masonry Sidewall