HIP END DETAILS
Various standard hip layouts are commonly used depending on truss span, loading and pitch. Typical examples are:
- Hydro Hip System - Small hip system.
- Truncated Hip System - Truncated girder system suitable for larger spans but not well suited to low pitches.
- Dutch Hip System - Dutch or louvred hip system.
- 45o Hip System - A versatile full girder system simple to erect but not generally viable at spans over 10m (under tiles).
Where the cost of the hip system may have a significant effect on the total roof cost, (i.e. pyramid roofs or large multi-hip projects) the specifier should contact MiTek for advice as to the best system to use.