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Exhibit Systems

Exhibit Systems – Definitions

Definition – Exhibit Systems are defined as a structure used to brand a company name or exhibit products in a professional manner that will be visually appealing ant exhibit systemsattractive in the public’s eye at trade shows and exhibitions.

Definition – Modular Aluminum Truss Exhibit System are typically manufactured out of 2 inch main beams and aluminum webbing welded between the main beams giving the structure exceptional strength and longevity. Typically modular in design, a modular aluminum truss exhibit system can easily be increased in size and accessorized by simply adding individual components at any given time. Modular aluminum truss exhibit system, are available in two, three and four cord configurations. The three cord configuration is the most common at trade show unless the booth is extremely large.

Two Cord Modular Aluminum Truss Exhibit Systems

Two Cord Modular Aluminum Truss Exhibit Systems are used in very small exhibits and not commonly used as they are limited in the flexibility and future growth. The system itself is considerably cheaper then it’s three and four cord cousins however unless you are sure that future growth and strength is not a concern, then the three cord version should be considered.

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Three Cord Modular Aluminum Truss Exhibit Systems

The three cord modular aluminum truss exhibit system is by far the most common in the industry. The Three cord system offers a great deal of flexibility, potential for growth is limitless, extreme strength and is cost effective. The three cord system will allow you to mound monitors, lights, sound systems, graphics and has an appealing appearance. The three cord system offers incredible flexibility when it comes to accessorizing your exhibit and can easily be increased in size by adding individual components. The strength, durability, flexibility, economical price and ease of setup and tear down makes the three cord modular aluminum truss exhibit system the most popular.

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Four Cord Modular Aluminum Truss Exhibit Systems

The four cord modular aluminum truss exhibit system offers all of the same strength, durability, flexibility, economical price and ease of setup and tear down as the three cord with one exception. The four cord modular aluminum truss exhibit system offers a great deal more strength and can withstand extreme amounts of weight on the upper levels of the exhibit.

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Please refer to the table below for weight considerations.

 

Exhibit Systems Weight Table

Length Point Load2 UDL3 Weight
in. lb. lb./ft. lb.
24 _- 6
39 1840 775 8
78 1600 310 14
118 1440 168 20
157 1080 122 26
197 865 86 33
236 720 58 39
276 575 43 44
315 520 32 49

3 and 4 cord Weight Specifications “2″ Tube – Triangular Truss (3 Chord)”

 Box Truss load ratings are 30% greater than triangular truss ratings

 3 UDL – Uniformly distributed load along the truss

 

Modular Aluminum Truss Exhibit Systems – Assembly

Using the three cord modular aluminum truss exhibit system is simple and light weight to handle. Each component will slide together with ease and a 10 x 10 modulate truss trade show booth can be erected in under 15 minutes by one person.

The picture to the right demonstrates a standard 3 way ninety degree corner bracket typically used in a standard truss display. The second example shows the position of the three way bracket in the assembly. All of the components are very light which allows for quick assembly and dis-assembly.

Assembling a modular aluminum truss exhibit system is done by first sliding the upper rails into the cross members and using the quick connect bolts secure in place. Note: make sure the third opening for the next section of truss is pointing downward in all four corners.

Next slide the four feet onto the four uprights and again tighten using the quick connect bolts secure in place. Finally lift each corner of the assembly and slide each upright leg into the three ways corner and secure in place. You are now ready to add all of your accessories and graphics

Truss exhibit systems are easily accessorized with monitors, lights, graphics and more. Monitors are mounted anywhere there is truss available using universal truss monitor mounts. Each monitor is attached to the mounting bracket using the enclosed screws. The bracket then attaches using the double coupler which is included in the flat panel mounting kit.

Universal Flat Panel Monitor Mounts for Truss Exhibit Systems

 

Lighting for Exhibit Systems

At one time exhibit system lighting was a cumbersome exercise that involved using extremely hot spot lights to highlight products and graphics. With the emergence of LED lighting for exhibit systems

LED lighting, this exercise is now simple and cool compared to previous options. 18 watt cool running LED lighting is now available that throws a cool natural white light. Because of its natural white base, these LED lights really bring products and graphics alive in true vivid color. Each light contains its own lighting assembly, bulbs, flexible neck, power supply, power cord and mounting hardware ready to use out of the box. These new lights are simple to mount and aim making your booth a true masterpiece.

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About R Joy: R Joy has been in the Exhibit and Display Truss business for over three decades. He has been instrumental in some of the most intricate and expansive aluminum truss display structures and booths. His focus has been on creating a quality truss product that is not only economical but provides superior cosmetic appearance and longevity. Over his extensive career, he has created not only one of the most widely used aluminum truss exhibit modular systems but has taken pride in providing exhibit and display truss to the smallest organizations to some of the largest corporations worldwide.