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Bow string trusses

Sophisticated building constructions should appear safe and elegant. ASDO tendons enable higher loads to be safely transmitted through slender lower chords.

Advantages of ASDO-bow-string trusses with a curved design:

  • Minimum number of gusset plate connections
  • Simple design of deflection points
  • Slim design over the entire length
  • Low preservation costs and effor
ASDO540-S M56 tie bars were used to form the tension elements for this bowstring truss Kåkenhus footbridge in Norrköping, Sweden.