1. Load Bearing Bar
A load bearing member spanning between supports.
2. Transverse Bar
A member fixed perpendicular to the load bearing bars.
A bar or section fixed to the edge of a flooring panel flush with the top of the load bearing bars.
4. Deep Binding Bar
A bar section, of greater depth than the load bearing bar, fixed to the edge of a flooring panel and projecting below the underside.
5. Length (Direction of Span)
The overall dimension of a flooring panel parallel with the load bearing bars. (this dimension is always referred to as ‘length’ even if it is shorter than the width).
The overall dimension of a flooring panel measured perpendicular to the load bearing bars.
The distance centre-to-centre of load bearing bars or centre to centre of transverse bars.
Notches formed in the top surface of the load bearing bars to improve slip resistance.
9. Nosing Bar
A slip resistant member attached to the front of a stair tread or flooring panel.
10. Toe Plate (Kick-Plate)
A flat bar welded to a flooring panel projecting above the top of the load bearing bars.
A plate welded to a stairtread for fixing to a stringer.
12. Curb Angle
A rolled steel angle (RSA) fixed to concrete to support flooring.