Tech Note W200-09: Header Design


Summary: The Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing AISI S212-07, Header Design is aimed at giving design professionals the tools they need to design headers over door and window openings in buildings. AISI S212-07, Header reflects the appropriate design procedures for back-to-back headers, box headers, and L-headers subject to gravity loads
or wind uplift loads. This Technical Note provides additional recommendations and design examples intended to augment AISI S212-07, Header.

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.


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