Steel is Non-Combustable

  • Steel is a non-combustible, fire resistant material and will not feed a fire
  • On average, wood structural members or framing rank third as the first-ignited material in home fires according to the National Fire Protection Association.
  • Building with steel can reduce cost of construction insurance as well as homeowner’s insurance premiums.

A Guide to Fire and Acoustic Data for Cold-Formed Steel Floor, Wall and Roof Assemblies

Compiled by the Steel Framing Alliance and Canadian Steel Construction Council, this searchable directory provides the user with the ability to search the current, complete range of fire and sound-rated cold-formed steel assemblies as listed by the major recognized testing agencies.

The assemblies contained in the database are limited to those that are relevant to residential and light commercial construction.

Source: Steel Framing Alliance

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A Guide to Fire and Acoustic Data for Cold-Formed Steel Floor, Wall and Roof Assemblies: Download PDF