Lightweight steel and timber composite solutions: Information and guidance for new product development

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This report is the result of a collaborative SCI/TRADA research project investigating the potential for development of steel/timber composite components for use in building. Products identified as showing potential for development included: steel stud wall panels clad with plywood sheathing, lightweight timber web-steel flange joists and steel decking with timber-based floor boarding.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Existing dry wall construction
  • Existing suspended floor construction
  • New wall solutions
  • New floor solutions
  • Concluding remark

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