light-gauge steel

light-gauge steel

A cold-rolled steel product, commonly available in the shape of flat sheets, angles, or channels; often used to frame non-structural partitions.
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Robertson Timber Engineering is now the companys sole supplier of timber frame products and Fusion Building Systems is providing light-gauge steel frames.
When it comes to construction in the North, Jib Turner is asking builders and developers to consider light-gauge steel as a viable alternative to wood.
Volumetric modules, built with light-gauge steel frames offsite and delivered to site to provide fast and efficient construction.
Manufactured by US-based modular construction specialist Novi Industries, the sustainable, pre-fabricated modular bathroom pods are built using environmentally friendly materials such as light-gauge steel framing and magnesium-oxide board sheathing.
Eos builds the wall and floor panels for buildings fitted to light-gauge steel frames in its Newton Aycliffe factory before moving them on site, saving on construction time and reducing delays caused by weather.
EOS - which designs and manufactures light-gauge steel framing systems for the European construction industry - believes it also will attract interest from the social housing sector because of the low cost and speed of construction compared to traditional homes.
The scoop's body and handle are hardwood and its blade is light-gauge steel.
Such was the case for Steel Elements, a Gorham-based company that designs, engineers and manufactures light-gauge steel framing for the construction industry.
Steelite, founded in 1958, manufactured light-gauge steel trusses and corrugated metal panels.
Cold-formed, light-gauge steel is quickly becoming one of the hottest trends in home construction, and PanaSteel has teamed with Sarasota's Murray Homes to introduce this environmentally friendly building material to Bird Key.
In the latter case, the metal roof is attached to a substructure of light-gauge steel purlins, enabling the new roof to be placed without requiring tear off and disposal of the previous roof.
Light-gauge steel framing and a glass-mat, mold-resistant wall board complete the interior walls, making TNAH an example of forward-thinking--if not yet mainstream--structural materials.