Steel Frame

Steel frame usually refers to a building technique with a "skeleton frame" of vertical steel columns and horizontal I-beams, constructed in a rectangular grid to support the floors, roof and walls of a building which are all attached to the frame. The development of this technique made the construction of the skyscraper possible.

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Snowhill - Construction - Phase 1 and 2
... it was proposed to use Insitu concrete flat slabs in the basement with a composite steel frame above podium level all on a 9m x 9m grid ... As a result, the plan was changed and the steel frame was started at basement level ... A hybrid concrete flat slab and concrete encased steel column solution was used to achieve this as it allows the steelwork to continue for the upper floors with temporary ...
Prudential (Guaranty) Building - Comparison With The Wainwright Building
... of the Wainwright Building, the elegance of the underlying steel-frame construction behind the red terra-cotta tiles is more apparent here than in the ... heavy corner piers of the Wainwright and in their place a constant rhythm of equal bays echoing the steel frame underneath ... "cladding" cover the surface of the Guaranty’s steel frame, a thin covering over a flexible skeleton ...
Steel Frame - Light Steel Framing
... See also Framing (construction) Thin sheets of galvanized steel can be formed into steel studs for use as a building material for rough-framing in commercial or residential ... Steel mills produce galvanized sheet steel, the base material for light-gauge steel ... Sheet steel is then roll-formed into the final profiles used for framing ...
Skyskraper - Design and Construction - Steel Frame
... The classic concept of a skyscraper is a large steel box with many small boxes inside it ... The genius of the steel frame is its simplicity ... portion, and consolidating support members in a much stronger material, steel, a skyscraper could be built with both horizontal and vertical supports throughout ...
Bicycle Frame - Frame Materials - Steel
... Steel frames are often built using various types of steel alloys including chromoly ... Steel tubing in traditional standard diameters is often less rigid than oversized tubing in other materials (due more to diameter than material) this flex allows for some shock absorption giving the rider a ... for both road bicycles and mountain bicycles uses standard cylindrical steel tubes which are connected with lugs ...

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