What are the standard depths of metal studs?
Can you screw directly into metal studs?
Steel studs are often used in commercial construction as well as in some residential homes. These studs are cheaper and lighter than wood studs and perfectly straight. Most screws and nails won’t penetrate through steel studs. Drilling a hole is required.
How big is a StudCo steel stud system?
The Studco steel stud framing system is manufactured in a range of various widths, lengths and material gauges from 0.50mmBMT to 1.5mm BMT. This range of stud and track profiles not only offer greater span and performance, but also are accompanied by a range of accessories including noggings, nogging track and bracket joining systems.
What kind of steel is a stud system made of?
Firstly, there is one new profile, known as the HEDAJamb, which is 92mm wide and 75mm deep, and suits the standard 92mm steel stud system from Studco. Made from galvanised steel, the HEDAJamb is available in 1.2mm and 1.6mm thicknesses, making this section extremely versatile over a vast range of opening sizes.
What kind of steel is used in SCAFCO studs?
SCAFCO’s products exceed industry standards as they are manufactured from 57 ksi steel in place of 50 ksi and G90 in place of G60 for 68 mil and heavier. AISI’s North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members A653 – Standard specification for steel sheet, zinc-coated (galvanized) by the hot-dip process
What kind of studs are used in framing systems?
Construction of fire-rated or sound rated wall systems can be achieved by using the Studco steel framing system and accessories. Refer to the building board manufacturers for more detailed information. Steel Stud Systems Lipped Wall Stud Standard Track Deflection Track Nogging Track