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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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.
27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sky Building Systems, a company recognized for its innovations in residential light-gauge steel construction, announced today that its steel frame system is being used for a new health clinic in Haiti - the company's first non-residential project, and its first one overseas.
com)-- Blue Sky Homes LLC, the company pioneering a revolutionary prefabricated light-gauge steel framing system for use in residential homebuilding, announced today that construction would begin on its next project in mid-February in Southern California.
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 - 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.
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.
In front is a life-size winged creature, crafted from light-gauge steel, its beak made from the lid of a 5-gallon paint can.
Abundantly illustrated with more than 1,250 drawings and photographs, including new photorealistic illustrations that bring the text to life, this Third Edition provides authoritative coverage on wood light-frame construction, industrialized systems of construction, insulating concrete forms, light-gauge steel frame, panelized construction, and a new chapter on multifamily construction.
In addition to providing complete Division 5 services for steel construction, Stearns is the exclusive provider of innovative, long-span SmartBeam([R]) technology and light-gauge steel framing systems throughout the Western United States.
Stearns' design/build capabilities, SmartBeam([R]) or light-gauge steel framing applications, we extend an invitation to contact us at our West Linn, OR headquarters, 503-723-5959, or visit our website at www.
Stearns' design/build capabilities, SmartBeam([R]) or light-gauge steel framing applications, we invite you to contact us at our West Linn, OR headquarters, 503-723-5959, or visit our website at www.