A formed base trim is a type of base framing that utilizes a formed shape and detents. It creates a pocket for fastener clearance and acts as base trim to support the base of the wall panel, depending on the wall panel type and base condition.
The standard base attachment is formed base trim.
This diagram shows various base conditions for steel buildings. Your building specifications and end-use will determine which base condition is appropriate for the project.
The advantages of opting for base trim are numerous:
If you do not opt for base trim, it is recommended that the concrete foundation is notched to allow for recessed sheeting. Non-recessed sheeting exposes the ribbing at the base of the wall panels around the perimeter of the steel building.
Note: If liner panel is chosen as an accessory, the base condition at lined walls will automatically be added.