Steel and Structural Frames
Design, build and erection of steel frames buildings
Product & Service Resources
Metsec | Mon, 28 Oct 2013
The Metframe pre-fabricated system from Metsec was specified to complete the complex design by architects Stride Treglown for a new 500-room student accommodation built on the site of an old print works in the centre of Exeter. The tight-site meant on-site fabrication was not an option for main contractor Morgan Sindall and approved Metframe installer, Atkin Trade Specialists.
Metsec | Thu, 3 Oct 2013
Metsec used building information modelling (BIM) to develop cold rolled steel framing that helped to significantly reduce costs and waste for Galliford Try, the main contractor at the Smithfield market project in Manchester’s Northern Quarter which is a key part of the award-winning Smithfield regeneration scheme being delivered by Ician Developments. The specialist structural design included irregular facades on all sides.
Metsec | Fri, 12 Jul 2013
Metsec’s External Walling System (MEWS) combines the company’s extensive experience of pre-panelised construction with the SFS continuous walling system. MEWS dramatically reduces time and on-site construction costs. Each panel is designed so it can be fixed to the primary frame using minimal fixing points ensuring there is zero waste on site.
Tremco illbruck | Wed, 10 Jul 2013
Dr Simon Jones of Nullifire, a Division of Tremco Illbruck Coatings, outlines how new technology in intumescent coating protection for structural steelwork is offering ground-breaking changes in fire protection plus delivering considerable time and cost savings.
SCI (Steel Construction Institute) video article
SCI (the Steel Construction Institute) has been a trusted, independent source of information and engineering expertise globally for 25 years, and remains the leading, independent provider of technical expertise and disseminator of best practice to the steel construction sector.
Aalco video article
Cobham, United Kingdom
Aalco is one of the UK's largest independent metal stockholders with an extensive inventory of Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Copper, Brass and Bronze in all semi-finished forms.