What is a Portal Frame Structure?

Portal frames structures utilize a structural building method that involves connection of columns (vertical support) and horizontal beams or trusses. The vertical and horizontal beams are connected by rigid fixed joints, that are able to carry bending forces (moment resistant). This allows portal frame structures to be extremely stable, with simple foundations, that are able to withstand compressive and tensile forces.

The design of portal frame structures makes this building method a very efficient construction technique to use for wide span buildings. Widespan buildings are commonly used in industrial, commercial and agricultural environments, where steel structures with wide spans are required.

If you require more information about portal frame structures, discuss your specific needs with a consultant at Pretorius Structures. Pretorius Structures is a leading steel structure company, completing projects in South Africa and across borders.

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Pretorius Structure is a leading steel structure company in South Africa, with extensive experience in the design and construction of portal frame structures. Whether you are in need of a standard design or custom-built portal frame structure, Pretorius Structures can assist:

  • Standard portal frame structures: Choose from a number of standard portal frame structures from Pretorius Structures to get a structure that meets your needs in terms of size and dimensions. A standard portal frame structure is a cost-effective option for your industrial building needs. Discuss your steel structure requirements with a professional consultant from Pretorius Structures.
  • Custom-built steel structures: If our standard portal frames structures do not meet your design needs, let the professional team from Pretorius Structures design and build a portal frame structure that meets your requirements.

Pretorius Structures erect steel structures throughout South Africa, and also export to various African countries. Get the Standard or Custom Portal Frame Structure you require from Pretorius Structures.

Our mission is to manufacture and erect structural steel of the highest standards and quality to meet our client’s expectations and approval.

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Whatever your portal frame structure needs in South Africa or other African country, you can trust the professional team at Pretorius Structures for the job. We pride ourselves in providing our clients with steel structures of exceptional quality, combined with an efficient and professional service. Let us take care of your steel structure project from start to finish, from the design of your portal frame structure, right through to project completion.

Pretorius Structures have built an excellent reputation amongst our clients in the commercial, industrial and agricultural industries, by providing them with steel structures that meet their requirements and exceed all expectations. Get the professionals to complete your portal frame steel structure in South Africa. Contact Pretorius Structures today to discuss the design and construction of your portal frame steel structure to get the ball on the roll.

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