KCS Bar Joist

KCS-Series Bar Joists

KCS Series bar joists are designed for constant shear & moment, these joists have greater flexibility that lets them to carry extra loads.

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Disclaimer: Bar joists are an engineered product and can only support their required design load if the “system” is designed and installed properly. The Engineer-of-Record (EOR) is responsible of designing this system that includes but not limited to bridging, supports, connections, anchors and specific design loads. It is the purchasers responsibility to ensure that joists and bridging purchased will be selected, erected and installed properly.

Description

The KCS Series joist is a variation of the K Series Joist is typically used for shorter span conditions where constant shear and moment design requirements must be met. These joists handle spans that wood systems cannot handle and their lightweight construction makes them more affordable than steel beams. KCS Series joists range in depth from 10” to 30” and can span up to 60’-0".

Steel KCS Joist Diagram

About O'Donnell Metal Deck:

These welded-steel products are used to support a building’s roof and floors. They are custom engineered to suit the design of each building. In addition to traditional designs, we produce bowstring, arched, scissor, double-pitched, and single-pitched KCS open web steel joists.

We offer fast shop drawings and shop billing of KCS Series bar joists for fast delivery to the East Coast — proudly supplying projects in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Delaware, New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania.

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Bar Joist Details:

Sloped Joist Seat Example

TCX

BCX

Seat Depth

Sloped Joist Seats:

Our in house detailing is capable of detailing and accommodating joists with sloped seats.

Top Chord Extensions:

Typically used to create awnings or support a wide array of structural elements.

Bottom Chord Extensions

Bottom chord extensions for hanging drop ceilings or additional structural elements.

Seat Depth:

K-Series: 2 ½"
LH-Series: 5"
DLH-Series: 7 ½"

KCS-Series Joist Data

10KCS1 10KCS2 10KCS3
Depth (in.) 10 10 10
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 6.0 7.5 10.0
12KCS1 12KCS3 12KCS5
Depth (in.) 12 12 12
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 6.0 8.0 10.0
14KCS1 14KCS3 14KCS4
Depth (in.) 14 14 14
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 6.5 8.0 10.0
16KCS2 16KCS3 16KCS4 16KCS5
Depth (in.) 16 16 16 16
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 8.5 10.5 14.5 18.0
18KCS2 18KCS3 18KCS4 18KCS5
Depth (in.) 18 18 18 18
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 9.0 11.0 15.0 18.5
20KCS2 20KCS3 20KCS4 20KCS5
Depth (in.) 20 20 20 20
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 9.5 11.0 15.0 18.0
22KCS2 22KCS3 22KCS4 22KCS5
Depth (in.) 22 22 22 22
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 10.5 12.5 16.5 20.5
24KCS2 24KCS3 24KCS4 24KCS5
Depth (in.) 24 24 24 24
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 10.5 12.5 16.5 20.5
26KCS2 26KCS3 26KCS4 26KCS5
Depth (in.) 26 26 26 26
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 10.5 12.5 16.5 20.5
28KCS2 28KCS3 28KCS4 28KCS5
Depth (in.) 28 28 28 28
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 10.5 12.5 16.5 20.5
30KCS3 30KCS4 30KCS5
Depth (in.) 30 30 30
Approx. Wt. (lbs.) 13 16.5 21

Certifications

Steel Joist Institute Certified

SJI Certified Manufacturers:

Every open web steel joist that we supply is manufactured to exact specifications by Steel Joist Institute (SJI) members, which means that you can be assured of the highest quality product.

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Made in America:

Our products are made with US made steel. When mill certificates are required, we can provide you the material's physical and chemical properties. Contact Us for more information regarding mill certs for your project.

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