Last edited 19 Jan 2020

Light gauge steel framing systems

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Light-gauge steel framing systems consist of structural frames fabricated using cold formed steel sections. They can be used throughout a structure, including load-bearing exterior walls, non-load bearing interior walls, floor joists, curtain walls and roof trusses.

Cold formed steel sections are light weight but high tensile and also galvanized (Z-275gsm / 550Mpa)

Their benefits include:

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