Tech Note B002-20: How Cold-Formed Steel is Used in Building Construction


Summary: Cold-formed steel framing is used in numerous applications across the building industry. The purpose of this Technical Note is to provide a general overview of common cold-formed steel shapes and various applications in which they are used.

Disclaimer: Designs cited herein are not intended to preclude the use of other materials, assemblies, structures or designs when these other designs demonstrate equivalent performance for the intended use. CFSEI documents are not intended to exclude the use and implementation of any other design or construction technique.