Downloadable Guides

Handling and Loading Spandrels

The current TRA guidance for handling and loading spandrel panels. Designed to assist in creating site specific working practices.

Guide to Unloading Spandrel Panels using a Fork and Short Strap

The current TRA guidance for unloading spandrel panels using a fork and short strap. Designed to assist in creating site specific working practices.

Guide to Unloading Spandrel Panels using a Crane

The current TRA guidance for unloading spandrel panels using a crane.Designed to assist in creating site specific working practices.

Permissible Drill Holes

The TRA guide to drilling holes in trusses. Please note it is not advisable to drill, notch, or cut trusses but should you need to do so, please contact us BEFOREHAND as remedial details can be costly.

Buyers Guide to Trussed Rafters

The TRA guide to buying trussed rafters. The key design responsibilities technical information and a construction checklist to help you understand the process.

Fixings on ETS Metalwork Items

Guidance on fixings for metalwork items supplied by ETS.

ETS Sales Ts & Cs

Our Sales Terms and Conditions

Mitek Nail Plates Guidance

Mitek official guidance on the use of nail plates in corrosive environments

Temporary Loading of Sheet Material

Temporary Loading of Sheet Materials on Unprotected Posi-Joist Floors

Supply of Softwood

The ‘new normal’ in the supply of softwood – a briefing note for TRA members and their customers. April 2021