Size: 12 Inch 12 Inch
Sign Thickness: 0.02''
Sign material: Aluminium
Reflective Sign: Yes
Sign letters color: WHITE
Sign background color: WHITE&RED
Sign Type: Wall Mounted
Reflective Sign: Yes
0.02'' rustproof aluminum
Standard Engineer Grade reflective
Rounded corners for easy handling and a professional appearance
Sign has pre-punched holes to insure a hassle-free installation
HPD Required Sign: NO (See Law and regulations)
DOB NYC Required Sign: YES (See Law and regulations)
Fire Department Required Sign: YES (See Law and regulations)
REQUIRED SIGNS for RESTAURANTS & BARS - N/A (See Law and regulations)
DOT Required Sign: NO (See Law and regulations)
DSNY Required Sign: NO (See Law and regulations)
SKU: FDTRU 12x12 517175
Sign Group: Fire Department Signs, Truss Signs, Fire Safety Signs, Truss Identification Signs, Construction Type Identification Signs, Aluminum Reflective Signs, Truss Construction Signs, R Signs
The reflective aluminum "R" SIGN is a truss sign that helps firefighters and emergency personnel stay informed about the type of truss construction in the structure with truss identification signs. In NYC use truss construction identification signs
This R sign is a type of reflective sign with RED background, WHITE letters and size 12x12. It is a reflective square sign and has 4 holes for heavy duty installation. It is made from aluminum. The square R sign is 0.02'' thick and is an exceptionally sturdy fire safety sign.
Many laws and recommendations provide that commercial, residential and industrial buildings and structures with truss type constructions be equipped with certain signs installed so as to inform officers/volunteers/persons conducting fire control and other emergency and fire prevention operations of the type of truss construction those structures and facilities utilize.
Many a law provide that the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council promulgate rules and regulations it deems necessary to carry into effect the provisions of the statute. Certain specific requirements pertaining to the identification of buildings and facilities with structures with truss type construction have been established.
Truss Signs are designed to identify buildings that use a truss type construction. Most states, city and municipalities require the posting of truss signs on both commercial and industrial buildings so first respond will know what type of building they are getting into
What is truss construction? Trusses are most commonly used in bridges, roofs and towers. A truss is made up of a web of triangles joined together to enable the even distribution of weight and the handling of changing tension and compression without bending or shearing
Where do I need truss signs? The proper location of truss signs should be detailed in your local fire code. You should consult with your local government before purchasing or installing truss signs to ensure that you are ordering the right signs and that they will be compliant with your local fire code.
Where do I install my truss signs ? In New Jersey and Florida, for example, truss signs need to be installed to the left of a building’s main entrance at a height between four and six feet. This differs in New York, where signs can be placed on doors, sidelights, or walls, depending on the sign’s general location (e.g. exterior entrance doors, near fire department hose connections).
Why are there different types of truss signs? All truss signs have similar features as they all alert fire fighters to the use of truss construction in the premise at hand. Specifics in the designs and certain specifications, however can differ Most state and municipal fire codes that specify the use of truss signs require a symbol to identify floor truss construction (“F”), roof truss construction (“R”), and both floor and roof construction (“FR”). Most fire codes also require truss signs to be reflective for greater visibility. Below is an arrangement of various truss signs from across the country.
What does the R Fire sign mean? This Fire Safety Sign is used to notify first responders of danger of lightweight frame Roof truss type construction. "R" indicates roof only.
What is the R sign on buildings? Inside a red circle is a Roman numeral that designates what type of truss is in the building. Underneath the numeral is the letter R for "roof," F for "floor" or both, letting firefighters know where the truss is located.
Where are trusses used? Trusses are used in a broad range of buildings, mainly where there is a requirement for very long spans, such as in airport terminals, aircraft hangers, sport stadium roofs, auditoriums and other leisure buildings. Trusses are also used to carry heavy loads and are sometimes used as transfer structures
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We provide both signs required by city and state regulation and Fire Department Signs , Truss Signs , Fire Safety Signs , Truss Identification Signs , Construction Type Identification Signs , Aluminum Reflective Signs , Truss Construction Signs and R Signs
For more information about what is required, see the laws that are referenced and the rules applicable to your city and state. This page is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice, professional advice or a statement of law. You may wish to consult with an attorney.
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This R sign is a type of reflective sign with RED background, WHITE letters and size 12x12. It is a reflective square sign and has 4 holes for heavy duty installation. It is 0.02'' thick and is an exceptionally sturdy sign made from aluminum.