Imperial Arch Greenhouse

SIZES

Widths: 20’ & 23’ (free standing or gutter connected)
Lengths: any length in 12’ increments (36’, 48’, 60’ etc.)
Heights: 7’ THROUGH 10’ GUTTER hts. (clearance under truss is 4” less than GUTTER ht.)

STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

Posts:
2” x 3 ¼” x 12 ga c-posts or 4” x 4” pressure treated lumber, dressed or rough

V-bottom GUTTERS
14 GA. G-90 GALVANIZED OR GALVALUME or 1/8” aluminum, 8” WIDE, 2½” EDGES, 1½” LIP
Oversized SPLICES BOLT TO GUTTERS WITH SEALANT, SPLICES BOLT TO POSTS
GUTTERS AND SPLICES ALSO AVAILABLE IN HOT DIPPED GALVANIZED

SIDE & END PURLINS
1 ½” & 5 ½” x 16 ga. hatbox channel or pressure treated 2” x 4” and/or 2” x 6”

Tie down/WIND BRACING
¼” galvanized cable x-bracing or Cable/earth anchor/turnbuckles at each post line

Concrete piers
Minimum 12” diameter x 3’ deep for steel post structures

ROOF STRUCTURE

BOWS at posts
Horizontal pipe between posts with vertical tie to center of bow above of
1 5/8” X .042

STRUCTURAL ROUND TUBING
REGULAR BOWS
1 5/8” X .042 STRUCTURAL ROUND TUBING spaced either 6’ or 4’ o.c.

ROOF PURLINS
1 3/8” X .042 STRUCTURAL ROUND TUBING
1 continuous RUN AT TOP & bottom CHORD

GABLE DIAGONALS
1 3/8” X .042 STRUCTURAL ROUND TUBING
EACH GABLE END IS DIAGONALLY BRACED TO POSTS BOWS AND GUTTERS

OTHER COMPONENTS

  • FOR POLY COVERING, THE ENTIRE ROOF PERIMETER OF EACH BUILDING WILL HAVE ALUMINUM POLY LATCHING EXTRUSIONS
  • INFLATION FANS (double poly roofs) – 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

None or very light

COVERINGS

ROOF – DOUBLE OR SINGLE POLY, SHADECLOTH, POLY/SHADECLOTH COMBINATION
WALLS – 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

this design has not been engineered as an acceptable wind loaded structure.
I b & s assumes no responsibility for its structural integrity