This part of SANS 2001 covers the construction of timber roof assemblies in buildings. It includes
a) the manufacture of bolted trusses that are designed in accordance with the requirements of SANS 10400,
b) the erection of prefabricated timber trusses,
c) the erection of rafters and purlin rafters,
d) the fixing of purlins and battens, and
e) the fixing of brandering to roofing members to support ceilings that comprise gypsum plasterboard, fibre-cement board or similar boards.
NOTE 1 Annex A provides guidance to those responsible for compiling procurement documents which make reference to this part of SANS 2001.
NOTE 2 This part of SANS 2001 enables timber roof assemblies designed in accordance with the requirements of SANS 10400 to be constructed in accordance with the requirements of the National Building Regulations. Appropriate modifications might be necessary to make this part of SANS 2001 applicable to the installation of timber roof assemblies designed in accordance with the structural design requirements of SANS 10400 and the guidance given in SANS 10243.