Joist Standard Available for Public Review

The 2015 draft of the Steel Joist Institute’s “Single Joist Standard Specification for K-, LH-, and DLH-Series and Joist Girders” is available for public review until May 31, 2014. The consolidation effort of these three separate American National Standards (ANS) into one ANS will eliminate contradictions between the series and provide a simplified approach for the specifying professional.

The specifications and review forms are available for download on the SJI website at along with the review forms. Comments may be submitted online, or by sending them to Ken Charles, SJI’s managing director, at by May 31, 2014, for consideration. Printed copies of the specification document also are available for $24 by calling 843.407.4091.

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