Add-Loads and Bend-Check Loads

Watch our short educational video on add-loads and bend-check loads to help you in designing and building with steel joists and joist girders.

SJI Resources

Technical Digest 12 Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders

This Second Edition of Technical Digest 12 is another addition to the series of Steel Joist Institute publications designed to give the reader information regarding the application and usage of steel joists and joist girders…

Joist and Joist Girder Reinforcement Tool

This design tool assists the SER and steel fabricator with the complex task of reinforcing open web steel joists and Joist Girders in order to increase their strength to accommodate added loads for which they were not originally designed.