Lifetime Homes

Lifetime Homes When we are working with housebuilders, we often find ourselves supplying trusses and joists for affordable homes as well as for Lifetime Homes. This is a relatively unknown concept, so we thought it would be useful to explain a little more about what lifetimes homes are. The concept of Lifetime Homes was developed[…]

Unloading Roof Trusses

Unloading Roof Trusses – Video Guides These Safe Handling Roof Trusses video guides are designed to be watched in conjunction with our new, hard copy site pack. As manufacturers or Roof Trusses, Robinson Manufacturing customers all receive a hard copy Site Pack when they place an order, you can download an electronic copy of this[…]

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Twin Ridge Elevation

Twin Ridge Elevation Along with working with the national housebuilding sector, the estimating and design team at Robinson Manufacturing love the variation and challenges that working with local builders and developers provide – like this twin ridge elevation. A recent project for Du Toit Building Services  through Direct 2 Site presented just that sort of[…]

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Impact of EC5 Standards on Floor Joists and Attic Trusses

Impact of EC5 Standards on Floor Joists and Attic Trusses Under current EC5 standards, Deflection Limits are based on product capability, replacing the British Standards, where fixed limits applied to floor joists and attic trusses. This gives us the flexibility to help our customer improve the client experience of their house-buyers, and reduce aftercare costs[…]


NHBC TECHNICAL GUIDANCE – Spandrel Panels to Cold Roofs 7.2/25 January 2018

As you may be aware, the NHBC have released new technical guidelines regarding the construction and site installation of spandrel panels and gable panels. NHBC TECHNICAL GUIDANCE – Spandrel Panels to Cold Roofs Click here to access the document in full. The main points to be aware of are as follows: The minimum build up[…]

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JJI Joist Key Benefits & Video

This structurally engineered timber joist combines high-grade softwood with an engineered composite panel, and is suitable for both floor and flat roof structures. Robinson Manufacturing is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of JJI Joists, with a production facility able to supply 5,000 floors per annum. This together with purpose built production equipment and design[…]