Metal Framing is preferred by contractors because of its
consistent high quality and availability. The system parts are
manufactured from corrosion resistant steel, stocked in a wide range of
Erect Framing for fire related
assemblies in accordance with the requirements of listing.
Arrange hangers for suspended ceilings
to provide support independent of walls, columns, pipes, ducts, and
Securely attach hangers structure to
ensure the development of the full hanger strength.
Space hangers [0.60m to 0.61m] on
centre and not more than [0.15m] from boundary walls, interruptions
and continuity, and changes in direction.
Isolate ceiling suspension with hanger
isolator at each suspension point.
Run Carrying Channels in opposite
direction to structural framing members.
Space Carrying Channels at [1.20m to
1.22m] centres maximum.
Install Furring Channels
perpendicular to Carrying Channels [0.60m to 0.61m] on centre maximum
and not more than [0.15m] from perimeter. Secure Furring
Channels to Carrying Channels with Furring Clips.
Secure the framing with metal framing
screws. End joints to be staggered and aligned over framing and
each end fastened to framing.
Install Board sheets across the
framing members, i.e. place the long edges of the sheet at right
angles to the joist or furring channels.