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You see it.  The industry feels it. And the events are demanding it. Bigger and bigger shows every year, with higher and higher loading capacities.  It’s the future of live entertainment.
 
Staying in step with this trend is the SuperMegaTruss and Tower range from James Thomas Engineering, which has been developed for today’s leading events that demand MONUMENTAL load bearing capacities.
 
The SuperMegaTruss range features fork connections, high quality aluminum alloy and larger diameter tubes that safely and securely support today’s biggest shows.
 

SuperMegaTruss 500 × 1000

  • Excellent basis for a “Mothergrid“ or a large roof system
  • 3“diameter main chords
  • 1.96“ horizontal members
  • 1.5“ diagonal members
  • Up to 128’ spans without lateral support
  • Up to 157’ spans with lateral support
  • 20’ – 40’ span – UDL 10,670 lbs.
  • 60’ span – UDL 10,317 lbs.
  • Standard lengths: 5’, 8’, 10’, 12’, 15’, 20’, with custom & metric lengths available upon request
  • Casters fitted as standard
 

SuperMegaTruss & Tower 36 × 36

  • Can be used as a tower or as truss
  • 3” OD x 1/4” main chords
  • 2” x 0.157” diagonal members
  • Up to 80’ spans
  • 10’ – 40’ span – UDL 10,670 lbs.
  • 80’ span – UDL 9,442 lbs.
  • Standard lengths:  5’, 8’, 10’, 12’, 20’, with custom & metric lengths available upon request
 

SuperMegaTruss & Tower 30 × 30

  • Can be used either as a tower or as truss
  • 3” OD x 1/4” main chords
  • 2” x 0.157” diagonal members
  • Up to 80’ spans
  • 10’ – 40’ span – UDL 10,670 lbs.
  • 80’ span – UDL 9,442 lbs.
  • Maximum height of 110’ with capacities up to 26,000 lbs. depending upon application when used as a tower
  • Standard lengths:  5’, 8’, 10’, 12’, 20’, with custom & metric lengths available upon request
 
Read more about the SuperMegaTruss range here.