Tech Note W400-23: Mechanical Bridging and Bridging Anchorage of Axially Loaded Cold-Formed Steel Studs


This Tech Note Updates and Replaces Tech Note W400-16

Summary: The purpose of this technical note is to provide a clear understanding of the design requirements and methods to laterally brace (bridge) axially loaded cold-formed steel stud walls.

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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