BCT 120 Floor Framing. TJI Joists The Silent Floor Related Products. Framing Floors with TJI. The truss joist is becoming if not already the preferred choice of most designers and builders for framing floor systems. The light weight joists have the ability to span greater lengths.
The Silent Floor
There is almost no limit to the span lengths by increasing size and decreasing on center spacing. Depending on the floor strength desired TJI suppliers will calculate the best material size and spacing.
Top of rim lay-out matchessill plate lay-out
Timberstrand rim installedbefore joists
TJI strongly recommendsusing adhesive installing subfloor to achieve the silent floor.
Do not stand here
Must use timberstrand 6" or 8" sill if hanging from the foundation to decrease floor to grade distance
Toe nail rim to sill plate foundation to decrease floor to grade distance