Grand Sawtooth Greenhouse

SIZES

Widths: 21’ & 24’ (free standing or gutter connected)
Lengths: any length in 12’ increments (36’, 48’, 60’ etc.)
Heights: 9’ THROUGH 16’ GUTTER hts. (clearance under truss is 4” less than GUTTER ht.)

STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

Posts: (minimum requirements)
9’ & 10’ eaves- 2” x 3-1/4”, 12 ga. galv. C-posts
11’ & 12 eaves 3-1/2” x 3-1/2”, 12 ga. galv. C-posts
13’ & 16’ eaves- 3” x 3”, 11 ga. galv. sq. posts

GUTTERS
14 GA. GALVALUME or all aluminum, 8” WIDE, 2½” & 4” EDGES, 1½” LIP
OVERSIZED SPLICES BOLTS TO GUTTERS WITH SEALANT, SPLICES BOLT TO POSTs

SIDE & END PURLINS
1 ½” HIGH X 16 GA GALVANIZED HATBOX CHANNEL

WIND BRACING
¼” GALVANIZED CABLE WITH 3/8” EYEBOLTS SPACED AS REQUIRED FOR MAXIMUM STRENGTH AND STABILITY CONCRETE FOUNDATION 3’ DEEP X 12” DIAMETER, MINIMUM

ROOF STRUCTURE

TRUSSED BOWS
BOLTED EVERY 12’ TO GUTTER AND POSTS. DIAGONAL KNEE BRACE
BOLTED ON EACH END OF TRUSS FROM THE BOTTOM CHORD TO POST

PIPE SIZES
1 5/8” X .055 STRUCTURAL ROUND TUBING FOR TOP & BOTTOM CHORDS
1 5/8” X .042 STRUCTURAL ROUND TUBING FOR WEBBING AND KNEE BRACING

REGULAR BOWS
Pipe sizes
1 5/8” X .055 STRUCTURAL ROUND TUBING
ROOF PURLINS 1 3/8” X .042 STRUCTURAL ROUND TUBING
1 RUN AT TOP CHORD OF EACH HOUSE, 2 RUNS AT BOTTOM CHORD OF EACH HOUSE
GABLE DIAGONALS 1 3/8” X .042 STRUCTURAL ROUND TUBING
EACH GABLE END IS DIAGONALLY BRACED TO POSTS BOWS AND GUTTERS

Upper vent

Standard motorized tube vent system, with or without shade or bug screen
Would include inside and outside retainers with flashings to seal openings

OTHER COMPONENTS

  • FOR POLY COVERING, THE ENTIRE ROOF PERIMETER OF EACH BUILDING WILL HAVE ALUMINUM POLY LATCHING EXTRUSIONS
  • INFLATION FANS – DAYTON SHADE POLE, SQUIRREL CAGE BLOWERS MOUNTED ON AN ALUMINUM BRACKET FOR POLY INFLATION
  • SLIDING DOORS – 16 GA GALVANIZED 1 ½” SQ TUBING WELDED DOOR FRAMES MADE AS REQUIRED. CORRUGATED POLYCARBONATE COVERED WITH ALUM TRIM
  • WALK-IN DOORS – 3’ OR 4’ ALUMINUM FRAMED, ALUMINUM CLAD WOOD CORE DOORS WITH LOCKING HARDWARE. DOUBLE DOORS AVAILABLE
  • FASTENERS – ALL BOLTS, NUTS AND WASHERS ARE HOT DIPPED GALVANIZED OR STAINLESS STEEL. ALL TEK SCREWS ARE COATED, GALVANIZED HIGH STRENGTH STEEL

HANGING CAPACITY

MODERATE TO HEAVY

COVERINGS

ROOF – DOUBLE OR SINGLE POLY, SHADECLOTH, POLY/SHADECLOTH COMBINATION, polycarbonate
WALL – SHADE CLOTH, POLYCARBONATE SHEETING (CORRUGATED OR TWIN WALL), POLY, CURTAIN MATERIAL

AVAILABLE EXTRAS

FANS, COOLING SYSTEMS, HAF FANS, HEATING SYSTEMS, IRRIGATION SYSTEMS, MANUAL OR MOTORIZED
SIDEWALL CURTAINS SYSTEMS, OVERHEAD SHADE SYSTEMS, BENCHES AND SIDEWALKS

ENGINEERING

EACH GRAND GREENHOUSE STRUCTURE IS ENGINEERED TO MEET OR EXCEEDS WIND LOAD REQUIREMENTS