Tension Fabric Buildings with Structural Steel Frames

Combining rigid-frame engineering with the proven benefits of tension fabric membranes, Legacy Building Solutions offers quality fabric structures that are fully customizable for a variety of building applications, including wastewater treatment plants, public works facilities, and general storage.

Aug 1st, 2017
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Combining rigid-frame engineering with the proven benefits of tension fabric membranes, Legacy Building Solutions offers quality fabric structures that are fully customizable for a variety of building applications, including wastewater treatment plants, public works facilities, and general storage.

Legacy fabric buildings utilize a durable rigid frame in place of the hollow-tube, open web truss “hoop” framing traditionally used for fabric structures. The strength of the structural steel frame provides several engineering advantages, most notably the ability to easily customize buildings to the exact width, length and height required. In addition to long clear spans, the buildings have straight sidewalls that maximize the usable square footage inside the structure.

Legacy fabric building exterior view.

The solid structural steel I-beams are not vulnerable to unseen corrosion originating inside a tube. Additionally, there are multiple coating options available for all steel components, including hot dip galvanizing, primer and powder coat paint.

Fabric roofs also eliminate the corrosion concerns associated with metal-constructed facilities, with a wide variety of polyethylene and PVC fabrics available. The durable fabric allows natural light to permeate the structure during daytime hours, while insulation and liners can be added to meet energy codes or satisfy customer specifications.

Legacy fabric building interiors can be customized to meet unique storage requirements and customer specifications.

Installation is up to three times faster than with conventional buildings, and the design can be adjusted for stationary or portable applications. Sidewalls can be customized and built with any desired material - including steel, concrete or stone - and then easily lined with fabric to prevent corrosion to the interior or to create a seamless look for occupied buildings. Legacy steel components and fabric covers are backed by a comprehensive warranty.


For more information, contact Legacy Building Solutions at (877) 259-1528 or visit the company’s website at www.legacybuildingsolutions.com.

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