Framing Systems

Wall Studs

ClarkDietrich Receives Los Angeles Research Report for its ProSTUD Drywall Framing System

West Chester, OhioÂ- – The City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety has certified, in report LA RR 26019, that ClarkDietrich’s ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System (ProSTUD® and ProTRAK®) are code compliant building products and are approved for use in construction in the City of Los Angeles. The LA RR requires exceedingly difficult third-party evaluation,...

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Storefront Thermal Framing System reduces thermal transmittance.
Storefronts

Storefront Thermal Framing System reduces thermal transmittance.

Used on ground floor storefront or protected low-rise applications and openings up to 14 ft high, Therml=Block™ TU24650 Series has dual pocket poured-and-debridged thermal break and is tested per AAMA 1503-09 and achievesÂ- U-Factor of 0.31 for thermal transmittance and frame condensation resistance factor (CRFf) of 75. Aluminum framing accommodates glass or panels up to 1 in....

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Development Services

Elio Motors Releases Body Framing and Engine Cradle Design to Suppliers for E-Series Engineering Prototype Builds

Design and engineering team meets major milestone, marches toward April 15th Material Release Date for E-1 Engineering Test Vehicles DETROIT,Â- – Elio Motors, the startup vehicle manufacturer launching a three-wheeled vehicle that will get up to 84 MPG with a targeted base price of $6,800, today announced that it has released to its suppliers the body framing and engine cradle design for...

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Storefront Framing helps users keep to construction schedules.
Frames

Storefront Framing helps users keep to construction schedules.

Available for commercial interiors,Â- INT45 Interior Flush Glaze Framing incorporates aluminum storefront with metal stud and drywall systems. Adapters allow INT45's frames to be installed before or after drywall while completely covering end of the stud wall and helping meet construction schedules. For facilitated and accelerated installation, perimeter trim members are...

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Drywall Screws

Drywall Framing System is optimized for corrosion resistance.

Meeting needs of architects and contractors, ProSTUD® with corrosion-inhibiting DiamondPlus™ Coating complies with 2012 International Building Code®, 2012 International Residential Code®, and 2013 California and 2010 Florida Building Codes. DiamondPlus attaches to zinc-coated substrate of steel during coating process and formsÂ- permanent bond. Coating penetrates into...

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Wall Studs

Code Compliance Research Report from Architectural Testing Confirms ClarkDietrich's ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System Meets Code Requirements

West Chester, OhioÂ- – ClarkDietrich™ Building Systems is pleased to announce that it has received a Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR) from Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI) for its ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System (ProSTUD and ProTRAK®). The report, CCRR-0207, confirms the system's compliance with the 2012 International Building Code®, 2012 International...

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One-Piece Collar frames round support columns.
Framing Systems

One-Piece Collar frames round support columns.

Featuring one-piece design, E-Z Framing Collar eliminates need to build frame in order to finish with drywall and paneling around supports such as lolly columns in basements or other structures. Yellow model fits both standard 3 in. and 3½ in. steel columns, while blue model works on 4 in. supports.

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Posts

Deck Framing System uses galvanized steel posts and joists.

Part of Trex Elevations® Steel Deck Framing System, Trex Elevations Deck Support Post offers preferable solution to pressure-treated lumber posts, which may warp, rot, twist, split, or decay. Fire-resistant post, available in 10 ft standard length, also offers protection against wood-boring insects. In addition, Trex Elevations Joists are available in 8–20 ft lengths in 1 ft...

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ICC-ES Updates ESR-2631 Verifying Chicago Metallic 1496 Seismic Perimeter Clip Meets Code Requirements
Framing Systems

ICC-ES Updates ESR-2631 Verifying Chicago Metallic 1496 Seismic Perimeter Clip Meets Code Requirements

Chicago - Chicago Metallic® Corporation's 1496 Seismic Perimeter Clip, which is used in ceiling grid suspension systems to stabilize main and cross tees at the perimeter, now is recognized under ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) Evaluation Report No. 2631 (ESR-2631). This report is available at www.icc-es.org. A link to ESR-2631, product performance data and other resources are available at...

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Photovoltaic Equipment

Hydro Aluminum Provides Support Structures for Largest CPV Solar Plant in Latin America

LINTHICUM, Md. - A precision-extruded aluminum framing system manufactured by Hydro has been installed at a 500-kilowatt electric generation facility in Durango, Mexico, the largest concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar facility in Latin America. Located about 550 miles north of Mexico City, the Durango site is already designated to expand to 10 megawatts total capacity in the near future. The...

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