tent beam comparison

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AAble Rents is committed to the quality and integrity of our structures, and to the safety of our guests. The relentless pursuit of these ideals has led to industry-leading innovations. AAble Rents was the first commercial tent rental company in the world to specify the largest, most robust tent beams available for ALL beam lengths for its Clearspan structures. Rather than settling on more economical beams for shorter spans, AAble Rents insists upon using the industry-renowned 220 Profile Röder® Event Series beam for every Clearspan application.
 
 

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A temporary structure’s integrity is dependent upon the strength of its frame and foundation.  Similar to a house or any other structure, tents face two forms of aerodynamic load:
 
shear_arrows1. Shear
Shear, or wind shear, is an abrupt change in wind speed and/or direction over a short distance.
 
updraft_arrows2. Uplift
Uplift, or updraft, is the condition when air movement shifts perpendicular to the ground, directed up away from the ground.
 
Both of these forces can, and do, have potentially deadly effects within the commercial tent industry. By relying upon the strength of the Röder® Event Series beam, AAble Rents has greatly reduced the risks of catastrophic tent failures due to wind and weather-related events.
 
Please review our apples-to-apples comparison below of the most common tent beams in the industry. When it comes to the strength and integrity of engineered structures, size does matter.
 
 

Staking Load Comparison

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Both of these forces can, and do, have potentially deadly effects within the commercial tent industry. Soil/ground consistency determines the number of stakes required to achieve minimum holding power. Hard, dense ground consistency, such as asphalt, or heavy clay produces significantly more load resistance per stake than does loose, sandy soils.

Concrete and other non-stakable surfaces pose even more challenges for commercial tenting installations. Some companies will opt to use 55 gallon water drums to attempt to achieve load resistance. AAble Rents does not condone this practice because water drums are insufficient at reliably maintaining load resistance due to their low coeffecient of friction. This means that although water barrels are heavy, they slide rather easily on hard surfaces such as concrete.

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By relying upon the strength and integrity of the Röder® Event Series beam, AAble Rents has greatly reduced the risks of catastrophic tent failures due to wind and weather-related events. Please review our apples-to-apples comparison below of the most common tent beams in the industry. When it comes to the strength and integrity of engineered structures, size does matter.

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