Steel frame

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Steel frame

A skeleton of steel beams and columns providing all that is structurally necessary for a building to stand.
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This revolver has an alloy frame and, to the best of my knowledge, I thought all Detective Specials were steel-framed. The Colt website confirms it is a lightweight revolver when I ran the serial number.
Rihal, "Earthquake resistance and behavior of heavy facades/cladding and connections in medium-rise steel-framed buildings," in Proceedings of the 9th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo-Kyoto, Japan, 1988.
This is the second edition of the Framecad Expo, supported by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), which will demonstrate how steel-framed homes are fast becoming the most sought after building solution both regionally and around the world, offering advantages in speed, superior value, safety and sustainability.
(Check-in and refreshments at 12:30 pm.) Based on the new AISC Design Guide 22: Facade Attachments to Steel-Framed Buildings, the seminar will assist architects and engineers in understanding facade system fundamentals and, through the use of practical examples, become familiar with issues in detailing the facade interlace that can have a significant impact on performance and costs.
His apparent reliance on secondary sources leads him to brush aside the work of the LCC architects in the 1920s in Barnet, utilising Scano and Atholl timber and steel-framed construction to produce an estate which stands comparison with any of the Scandinavian examples he holds up for admiration.
Conventional building materials are being replaced by steel-framed homes in a pioneering housing development in the Midlands.
For more rugged applications, the Steel-Framed Aluminum Panel Shield houses the lightweight aluminum panels in a durable steel frame to create the industry's first true "aluminum-wall drag box." Speed Shore Aluminum Shields are ideal for utility maintenance and repair, pipeline bellholes and light utility installations.
However, a 1998 survey conducted by the local non-profit organization Hawaii Steel Alliance (HSA) reported that the state is doing just that, boasting the largest percentage of steel-framed housing starts in the nation.
Steel-framed homes run the gamut from ultra-modern to old-fashioned.
"Everything had to be engineered, down to the size of the screws," says Ian Mackenzie, AIA, whose Top West development team in San Diego pushed steel-framed projects through three cities in the past year.
of Atlanta, Indiana built its first steel-framed house in Indianapolis last year, passersby stopped and the neighbors stared.
Steel-framed glass doors without requirements;about 2 St.