Light Gauge Structural Steel

By: Sidney Mcelhinney  05/12/2011

Light Gauge Structural Steel

Over 70% of homes in the developed world are built with framing techniques - often in the most extreme climates. When seeking beauty , strength and value, the Light gauge steel framing systems are an ideal alternative in the construction of walls, floors, ceilings and roofs.

Sidney McElhinney Ltd has become one of the main installers of the Stanta System of light gauge 


steel. The Stanta System accommodates all types of commonly used finishing materials. Stanta framing members are available in a variety of standard shapes, sizes and in varying gauges to accommodate any


requirements. Steel framing has been used for decades in commercial, residential and industrial construction. It is a tried and well-proven technology now available as an alternative to traditional methods.

Benefits to the Occupant/owner
  • High strength

  • Superior acoustic performance

  • Superior thermal performance

  • Slower aging

  • Lightweight

  • Fire safety

  • Low maintenance

  • Lightning protection

  • Superior material properties

  • Design flexibility

  • Easy to redesign and refurbishment

  • Non-allergenic

  • Economical

  • Environmentally friendly

  • Increased living space

  • Stanta steel is 100% recyclable

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