Home Plate Update December 2018 - Page 6

RETRACTABLE ROOF FACTS 230 FT THE HEIGHT OF THE ROOF FROM FIELD LEVEL 240,000 SQ FT SIZE OF ROOF (600’ X 33 400’) TOTAL NUMBER OF STEEL TRUSS SECTIONS 2.4 MILLION LBS 19,000 TONS APPROXIMATE WEIGHT OF STEEL USED FOR THE ROOF DIAMETER OF THE WHEELS FOR THE RETRACTABLE ROOF 393,000 LBS THERE WILL BE 120 WHEELS AVERAGE WEIGHT OF ONE STEEL BOX TRUSS SECTION ETFE is a plastic polymer related to Teflon. It is highly transparent, very lightweight (compared to glass), and in modern architecture is used to replace glass walls or skylights in long-span conditions. In Globe Life Field, ETFE will be utilized along concourses to allow natural light to filter throughout the building. 400 FEET 6 THE CRANE’S MAXIMUM HEIGHT WEIGHT OF ONE RETRACTABLE ROOF STEEL TRUSS 42 IN 223 120,900 SQ FT TOTAL NUMBER OF ETFE CUSHIONS TOTAL AREA COVERED BY ETFE 16’ x 10’ to 200’ x 10’ CUSHION SIZE VARIES THROUGHOUT THE ROOF 3 WEEKS 3,000 TONS APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF TIME IT TAKES TO ASSEMBLE THE CRANE THE WEIGHT OF THE CRANE 5,000,000 POUNDS 140 THE WEIGHT THE CRANE IS CAPABLE OF LIFTING TRUCKLOADS OF FREIGHT DELIVERED FOR CRANE CONSTRUCTION