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Posted by Jennifer Jernigan on January 29, 2010 at 9:44 AM.
A coping machine trims out the second set of copes on a wide-flange steel beam. This end treatment will allow the flanges to fit inside the web of a column in the field. (Photo by Jennifer Jernigan.)
It’s no accident when all those pieces of structural steel showing up on the job site fit together perfectly. Steel detailers and fabricators work hard together anticipating and accommodating the steel erector’s fit up needs. Ask any field superintendent – a little coping in the shop can save a lot of headaches in the field.