Pre-Engineered Structural Systems

Widespan™ Structural System

structural systemsWidespan™ Structural System combines the practicality of a rigid frame with virtually unlimited design flexibility.

Features & Benefits

  • The most basic and versatile of Butler’s structural systems
  • Easily facilitates expansions or extensions
  • Can accommodate eave heights and roof slopes from 1/4”:12” or greater
  • Acrylic-coated galvanized C/Z structural members add durability and reduce maintenance
  • Available in three framing options

—Clearspan framing systems allow for maximum use of interior space, with bay
spacing from 16 to 30 feet
—Modular framing systems are designed to minimize interior columns and are
available in widths from 60 to 300 feet with interior modules from 20 to 80 feet
—WX framing systems provide additional space for extensions or expansions and are
available in widths up to 60 feet

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Landmark™ 2000 Structural System

Landmark™ 2000 Structural System combines solid-web primary frames, prepunched truss purlins, and rod bracing in the roof and walls to form an attractive and economical long-bay framing system.

Features & Benefits

Special truss purlin system (with open-web secondary structurals) is a Butler exclusive

  • Bay sizes from 15 to 60 feet may be specified in 6-inch increments
  • Eave heights are available in 1/8-inch increments
  • Single-slope, double-slope, and offset ridge designs available with a roof slope of 1/4”:12” to 5/8”:12”
  • Option of tapered columns for maximum economy or straight columns for added functionality
  • Integrates with almost any conventional nonmetal load-bearing perimeter wall

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Multi-Story Structural System

Multistory Structural System utilizes systems construction to create a cost-effective, high-performance multistory building.

Features & Benefits

  • Offers the same benefits of Butler’s low-rise building expertise in multistory applications
  • Can be used for almost any commercial building from 2 to 8 stories
  • Available with a variety of roof and wall options, including any Butler standing-seam roof system
  • Exterior finishes including brick, block, curtain wall, and metal wall panels
  • A single-source solution that provides value, convenience, and architectural enhancement
  • Surprising building applications with all the traditional performance benefits of Butler

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Hardwall Structural System

Features & Benefits

  • Adds the precision engineering of factory-built Butler systems to applications with masonry, EIFS, precast, cast-in-place, or tilt-up concrete walls
  • Can be specified with the industry’s finest standing-seam roof system—the
    MR-24® roof system
  • Designed for nonmetal load-bearing masonry or concrete wall projects
  • Creates traditional flat roof pitch by utilizing conventional coping and flashing details
  • Expands the exterior design possibilities while still delivering superior Butler performance and efficiency

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Self-Storage Building System

A Butler Self-Storage Building System delivers superior building performance and protection to maximize return-on-investment for self-storage business owners.

Features & Benefits

  • Available with climate-controlled or non-climate-controlled options
  • Can be specified with the industry’s finest standing-seam roof system—the
    MR-24® roof system—for weathertight protection
  • Multistory options are available to meet specific building needs
  • Faster construction gets the building owner open for business and renting units sooner
  • Low-maintenance building performance helps maximize return on investment
  • Extensive exterior finish options—including metal, concrete block, tilt-up, or brick—create an attractive appearance and meet local building codes and convenants.
  • Our self storage doors are the only wind rated doors on the market.

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Small Space / Panl-Line Building System

Panl-Line™ Building System is practical solution for small-building requirements.

Features & Benefits

  • Provides maximum usable space and volume in a small building, with a high degree of functional flexibility
  • Relocatable endwalls make expansion simple
  • Available with either a single-slope roof design or a gable roof design to meet your needs

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Conventional / Hybrid Building Solutions

Conventional / Hybrid Building Solutions from Butler Manufacturing enable you to expand your building capabilities, reduce costs, and offer a broader range of design capabilities.

Features & Benefits

Conventional or Hybrid building designs, provided by Butler Manufacturing, come in any shape or size to meet the demands for your next project. Butler conventional buildings offer the same flexibility and speed of construction for a myriad of building end-uses as found with traditional construction. You’ll find our conventional and Hybrid buildings provide:

  • Integration of conventional steel such as mill beams, plate girder members, and truss girders with Butler C/Z secondaries or truss purlins for economical solutions.
  • Structural designs for mezzanine and multistory applications.
  • Butler secondary members that are more cost effective and efficient when combined with conventional structural members.
  • Unlimited flexibility to use conventional exteriors such as masonry, EIFS or concrete with a Butler structural solution.
  • Building designs that accommodate roof systems using metal decking with membranes.
  • A state-of-the-art Ficep machine for fabrication of steel members with unprecedented high-speed drilling and cutting to optimize accuracy and assure precise field assembly thereby reducing in-place costs.
  • Building information modeling (BIM) enables the sharing of data for greater collaboration across construction divisions, enhancing speed and construction efficiency.

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Heavy Structures

Butler Heavy Structure Services provides the resources you need for your larger projects.

Conceptual Design and Estimating
The lowest-price building may not provide the lowest overall cost for the owner. To determine the best overall economy, you must also consider the cost of the foundation and the erection of the structure. Early involvement is the key to gaining the most value for your project.

Design, Fabrication and Delivery
Once the project moves to contract, Butler Heavy Structures provides complete design services for the building shell package, including shop drawings and coordination with other design professionals engaged in the project. BHS also takes responsibility for the fabrication of all building components included in our scope of work and coordinates delivery of materials to the jobsite.

Erection Services and Turnkey Construction
Butler Heavy Structures can assist customers who need building erection or turnkey construction services through our network of more than 1,200 authorized Butler Builders across the United States.

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Classic II™ Building System

Simply designed for greater affordability and faster construction, the Classic II™  Building System is ideal for applications from small to large. The Classic II™  Building System is available in a wide variety of slopes, widths, and heights, and you may also choose from an array of accessories to enhance the functionality and appearance of your building.

Features & Benefits

  • Competitively priced and delivered quickly
  • Reliable protection provided by the industry’s strongest metal panels
  • Unmatched performance for years of low-maintenance ownership
  • Butler-Cote™ finish resists chalking and fading and is backed by a 25-year warranty

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