Barge Designs

Design 1

  • Trusses are made out of 3 x 3 x 1/4″ angle
  • Trusses are spaced every 18″ on centers
  • Connecting angle is a 4 x 6 x 5/8″ with pins every 30″ on center
  • The holes are 1 3/8″ to accommodate a 1 3/4 pin
  • All 1/4″ A36 plating
  • All barges are pressure-tested and put into configuration before painting
  • All barges are painted with coal tar epoxy paint
  • Deck rating is 1,800 lbs per 18 x 18 sq. ft.

Design 2

  • Trusses are made out of 3 x 5 x 1/4″ angle
  • Trusses are spaced every 15 5/16″ on centers
  • Frames in the barge
  • Connecting angle is a 4 x 4 x 5/8″ with pins every 15 1/2″ on center with 1.5″ holes
  • All barges are painted with coal tar epoxy paint
  • All barges are put into configuration before painting
  • Accommodates a 1.25 pin for a total of 32 pins
  • This barge is designed similar to shugart barges and will pin up to shugart barges
  • Weight is approx. 27,500 lbs.
  • All 1/4″ A36 plating
  • Deck rating 3,000 lbs per 18 x 18 sq. ft.

Design 3

  • Barge Design #3The barge has a heavy main truss made out of a 6″ c-channel
  • On top of the trusses, there is a 5″ c-channel every 14″ on centers running the length of the barge
  • On the bottom, there is a 3″ c-channel at 16 3/4″ on center
  • Platting is all 1/4 inch
  • All barges are put into configuration before painting
    Sectional spud barge

  • All barges are painted with coal tar epoxy
  • Connecting angle is a 4 x 4 x 5/8″ angle
  • Weight is approx. 23,500 lbs.
  • Deck rating is 3,200 lbs per 18 x 18 sq. ft.
  • All designs can pin up to shugart barges