January 1st 2018 was the date from which all new trussed rafter and metal web joist designs must be completed using the Eurocode 5 design code. MiTek’s PAMIR design software was written from its inception with EC5 design at its core, and as such can easily handle the additional complexities of the design code. MiTek fabricators
Since the beginning of 2018, EC5 has been the code to which all new truss and metal web floor designs should be designed. July saw the deadline for legacy BS5268 designs to be converted to EC5 and Les Fuller, chairman of the TRA technical committee recently issued a statement to clarify the position. You can
MiTek announces new online tool to quickly find the correct posi-joist Posi-Joists have significantly grown in popularity over recent years. To further promote Posi-Joist in the market place and to make it even easier to specify, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new online Posi-Joist interactive span table. You can find it here.
With the continued growth of our customer base we have again strengthened our technical support team, appointing Gary Pickford as a Senior Techical Support Manager in March. Gary started his career in IT, followed by a decade working for a major truss fabricator and a stint at a timber frame manufacturer, and so brings a huge amount