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All About C and Z Purlins

by TKL Steel Corp. October 8, 2022

All about C and Z Purlins

Purlins are the horizontal beams used in buildings as structural member. They are commonly used as major components of roof structures.

TKL Steel offers Black Iron (B.I.) and Galvanized Iron (G.I.) C & Z Purlins in various sizes and

Size (inches): 2×3, 2×4, 2×6, 2×7
Thickness (mm): 0.6, 0.7, 0.8, 1.0, 1.2, 1.4, 1. 5, 1.8

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Purlins have various uses in construction.

1. Roofing support
Purlins are basic frameworks that support the roofing sheets and keep the whole structure stable. It helps improve roof insulation and make the roof endure longer.

2. Floor joists
Purlins are used as floor joists and used to support floor that spans over an area.

3. Rafters
Purlins are used as rafters to support roof decks and coverings.

4. Studs for walls
Purlins are utilized as studs for walls as it serves as support for wall cladding.

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Benefits of using Purlins
Purlins are utilized in construction due to the following benefits.

1. Durable
Purlins are durable as they provide support to structures against strong winds and it also
enhances insulation.

2. Lightweight
Purlin sheets are lightweight and can be easily transported from one location to another.

3. Easy to install
Purlins are easy to install as they are already pre-fabricated in various sizes, making them ideal to use in roof, wall, and floor support.


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