Wall girts are cold-formed C&Z sections, normally 150 to 250mm deep out of 1.6 to 3.15 mm thick steel. These are fixed to the top flange of the side wall columns. There are two types of fixations:
Fixed to the outer flange of the side wall columns by means of clips bolted to the column and girt web bolted to the clips Overlap connections are provided for continues beam action.
Endwall girts and flush girts on side walls are normally flushed to the outer flange of the columns by means of clips which are bolted to the clips.