Various systems of PEB – Pre-Engineered Buildings: Primary system:

Various systems of PEB – Pre-Engineered Buildings: Primary system:

This system involves tapered or parallel columns or tapered beams which are called rafters. Base of column is either fixed or pinned based on the load requirements.


Secondary system:

It consists of purlins, grits which are the side claddings and eave struts stiffened by sag rods. This system also includes the flange stiffeners which joins the untied flanges of the PEB primary system to the secondary system.


Wind bracing system:

Rod bracing and the portal system are the two types of wind bracing systems. Each one is chosen accordingly depending on design and functional requirement.



This part includes the Turbo ventilator, ridge vents, Flashings, gutters, down pipes, ladders etc.



Applications of Pre-Engineered Buildings – PEB:

Some of the many applications of PEB are:

  • Factories, Warehouses, Workshops, Offices
  • Gas stations
  • Showrooms
  • Aircraft hangers
  • Metro stations
  • Vehicle parking sheds
  • Schools, Indoor stadium roofs
  • Bridges, Railway platform shelters
  • Outdoor stadium canopies

PEB are more advantageous than the conventional structures in economy, speed of construction and simple erection. As these structures have a wide scope, they must be preferred and utilized.


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