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5 Reasons CFS Contributes to Resiliency

“When it comes to framing, there is no more resilient option than cold-formed steel framing (CFS),” writes Jen Edgar, ClarkDietrich corporate product manager, in an article for Metal Construction News. Resilience, Edgar says,...

How to enjoy structural design

Sometimes we face challenges in structural design for which we have to find the right solution.In addition to being a viable solution, it must have enough strength...

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Building With LGS - Steel Coil General Information

Steel Specifications The term "steel specification" is very closely related to ‘steel standards’ and the terms are often used interchangeably. The standards specify strict parameters or boundaries on the finished steel’s chemical...

What Grade of Steel Do I use in My Cold Formed Steel Project

Steel Grade Steels used in cold formed steel structures come in different strengths (i.e. grades). These strengths vary from slightly under 200 Mpa to over 550 Mpa (30 ksi to 550 ksi). For load bearing applications, steel strengths typically vary...