Frame construction

Frame construction

Any type of construction in which the building is supported mainly by a frame, and not mainly by load-bearing walls. Balloon-framed lumber houses, steel-framed buildings, and reinforced concrete frame buildings all belong in this category.

frame construction

Any building primarily supported by wood or steel structural members, or some combination thereof; see steel-frame construction and wood-frame construction.
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Graphic Guide to Frame Construction, fourth edition
The Pack Mule BCG-6200 electric tow vehicle's heavy duty, steel uni-body frame construction can tow up to 8,000 pounds.
Tough and durable, the electric Pack Mule BCG-6200 tow vehicle features heavy duty, steel uni-body frame construction and an 8,000-pound capacity, heavy-duty transaxle.
As its name implies, timber frame construction is a method of building that relies on a timber frame as a basic means of structural support.
Perhaps more importantly, the latest technology has automated the steel frame construction market.
Topics discussed include site work, demolition and excavation, foundations and pilings, steel framed structures and roofs, timber frame construction, form work, cladding and domestic housing construction.
The company believes the new ILoft system, which does away with the need for installing steels into the roof space, will revolutionise the loft conversion process for the builder and home owner alike, with the finished structure being every bit as robust as the traditional steel girder method and it can be difficult to install--such as the timber frame construction houses--previously a difficult conversion detail.
The launcher's solid aluminum frame construction means no lost training time from broken plastic components.
The two storey office property built of brick frame construction, part rendered under a flat roof, and is available to let as a whole or on a floor-by-floor basis.
The 12" filter comes in single and duel header plastic frame construction.
Built in 2004, the property is of steel portal frame construction with brick external walls, profiled metal sheet elevations, a pitched roof, and timberframed single glazed windows.