What is Cold-Formed steel framing

Cold–formed steel framing is a durable, reliable and cost-effective option for low-rise and mid-rise building projects. It typically refers to light-frame construction where the vertical and horizontal structural elements are primarily formed by a system of repetitive framing members

Different in regulations

Question: I am wondering on the main differences in South African and UK building regulations ? Answer: There are numerous differences and it is impossible to keep up to date with changes in all countries. Regions in a country may also differ, and it is best to work closely with local authorities and manufacturers. Question:…

Working in Lesotho ?

Question: Would you be able to work on a project in Lesotho ? Answer: Unfortunately not at this time. In collaboration with our partner companies, we will be looking at the possibility later in the year. Question: If so, how much (rough indication of course) would a 3-bedroomed 2-bathroom house cost, on average? Answer: Rough…

What can I use to clad the steel frame ?

There are a range of products for cladding the exterior of the building. These included brick, weatherboard, and sheet products – all with excellent thermal properties. On the interior it’s possible to use a range of products including gypsum boards. View a range of assemblies here.

What is Cold Formed Steel ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold-formed_steel Cold-formed steel (CFS) is the common term for steel products shaped by cold-working processes carried out near room temperature, such as rolling, pressing, stamping, bending, etc. Stock bars and sheets of cold-rolled steel (CRS) are commonly used in all areas of manufacturing. The terms are opposed to hot-formed steel and hot-rolled steel. Cold-formed steel, especially in the form of thin gauge sheets, is commonly used in the construction industry for…