Transition to Cold-Formed Steel Framing

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Newsletter | 0 comments

Transition to Cold-Formed Steel Framing

Transition to Cold-Formed Steel Framing Looking for a slow transition to cold-formed steel? Non-structural walls may be your answer. Many builders, framers and vocational technical schools have started their expansion to steel framing with this method. Non-structural walls do not support or carry the weight of the structure. Because non-structural walls are not vital to the structural capabilities, inline framing does not have to be followed. Non-structural wall and stud size The studs for non-structural walls may be the same size and thickness as those used in exterior walls. However,...

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Rollforming & Steel Shape Our Future

Posted by on Jul 22, 2012 in Newsletter | 0 comments

Rollforming & Steel Shape Our Future

Rollforming & Steel Shape Our Future The future of building and residential development thrives on precious commodities relating to steel and metal. Long gone are those days when builders only used steel to frame houses mainly due to the inconsistent price points and mark-ups with lumber. Today, steel homes are increasingly popular not only because of price but because of versatility and green capabilities. Home owners are starting to think outside of the conventional wood and lumber box. Architects and builders know that metal is logical and cost-effective and far outweighs the benefits...

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