Lightweight Steelframe Construction - Residential Mooiriver

Global Specialised Systems (KZN) is proudly associated with projects with Lightweight Steelframe as the building method in KZN. It is especially the residential market that caught up with Lightweight Steelfarme as an alternative building method.

The latest project Global was involved with was in Mooriiver where it supplied the bulk of of the materials.The Mooirver project illustrated what Light steel frame building consists of. It consist of structural wall frames and roof trusses, manufactured from cold-formed light gauge galvanised steel sections. Exterior cladding can consist of a single skin brick wall or an combination of OSB and fibre cement boards, fixed to the wall frames. Services electricity and plumbing are installed in the wall cavity created by the light steel frames, as is the insulation material. Gypsum board, fixed to the light steel frame, is typically used for internal wall cladding and ceilings.