Asterix HD are heavy duty beams featuring single beam lines with massive spans.  Optimum arrangement of internal members allows for maximum capacity and consistent node spacing. All beams have closed end for stability and strength and are spigot jointed.  Available in 1, 2, 3 & 4m lengths from stock. Overall depth 1330mm. These multi-purpose aluminium beams are suitable for applications such as freestanding shelters, temporary buildings, railways, building encapsulations, site protection, archaeological digs, rock concerts and events. DESSA beams are built in a TUV approved QA environment and are fully traceable to source.


  • Higher load bearing capacities than any other tubular beam.
  • 8 hole spigot for strength.
  • Available in 0.55,1,2,3,4m lengths from stock. 5&6m lengths available by special order.
  • 18 degree, 12 degree and 6 degree ridge beams available.
  • All chords and posts manufactured in traditional scaffold tube size.
  • Vertical posts are provided each 1m on all beam sizes.
  • All posts have collar to enable snap on plan brace to be used as part of the DESSA UNI roof system –eliminates K frames.
  • Consistent diagonal node spacing when multiple beams are joined.
  • Closed end beams so whole length can be used for support unlike other 750 beams where end support has to be set in 0.5m each side, effectively wasting 1m of beam each time.
  • Joined using simple spigots & quick release spring clips.

Suitable for use with DESSA Uni Roof any other existing roof systems.


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