INTRODUCTION TO GUSSETS
Gussets are galvanized steel plates with formed attachment flanges Gussets are used, in lieu of conventional framing, to attach and support a cornice installation. Gussets are installed to the building at either 24″ or 32″ centers, depending on your structure’s framing requirements. The shape of a gusset is defined by the shape of its mating cornice members. Gussets offer many benefits over conventional framing;
MOUNTING GUSSETS ALLOW YOUR CORNICE TO FREE FLOAT…
Unique expansion reliefs, slotted fastening holes, and the flexibility designed into our gussets allow your cornice to move freely as temperatures change. Gussets allow you to design your cornice to simulate a cast stone “stacking joint” or the more sleek design that wood offers with their tightly fitted joints.
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