What is Cold Formed Steel ?

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Cold-formed steel (CFS) is the common term for steel products shaped by cold-working processes carried out near room temperature, such as rollingpressingstampingbending, 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 structural or non-structural items such as columns, beams, joists, studs, floor decking, built-up sections and other components.