News
This month at Monkeytoe June 2021
A note from Budd Hi everyone, We’ve officially passed the shortest day of the year, which means we’re only going to get more sunshine from here on out – and more opportunities to be on site. We’ve spoken before at length about how Monkeytoe’s solutions are right for designers, engineers and architects, but we’d be...
This month at Monkeytoe May 2021
A note from Budd Hi everyone, This month, we’ve been thinking about the people who make our team strong. Firstly, we’ve had some fantastic staff additions in the last few months – adding a great structural engineer and skilled members in the design and drafting team. We’ve also brought in great people to our customer...
Portal VS Purlin: When to Consider a Custom Design Solution
Below are a few useful points on when you should consider a custom design solution. Across all Monkeytoe solutions, including our portal/rafter and purlin mounts, we offer a custom design process that encompasses everything from consultation to installation. Sometimes we’re talking to architects about how to maximise space with lighter, stronger solutions like the XBEAM;...
Portal VS Purlin: 7 Considerations for Purlin Mounts
Below are 7 considerations when considering a purlin mounting system. Purlin mounting relies on structural support This will be no surprise. When architects and engineers come together to discuss the loading on a roof and the placement of a platform or mount, there is often the need to boost the number of purlins in specific...
Portal VS Purlin: 7 Considerations for Portal / Rafter Mounts
Below are 7 considerations when considering a portal / rafter mounting system. It’s all about structural stability To mount to the portal/rafter structure is to take advantage of a building’s inherent stability – without adding additional weight to the roof itself, or additional rigid support structures taking up precious floor space. It’s a fast fix...
Complete your file download
Please provide your details to download this file. You'll only have to do this once.