Sunward Steel Building Framing

At Sunward Steel, we understand that the foundation of any robust and durable steel building lies in its framing. Our framing options are the cornerstone of design flexibility and structural integrity, engineered for unmatched strength and versatility. As the backbone of your building, these systems are meticulously designed to support a wide range of applications and architectural styles, from sprawling industrial warehouses to sophisticated commercial spaces.

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Why Choose Sunward Steel Framings

Versatility in Design

Versatility in Design

Sunward Steel framing systems cater to a wide range of architectural styles and functional needs, ensuring customizability for any project.

Structural Integrity

Structural Integrity

Engineered for durability, Sunward Steel frames provide robust support, capable of withstanding environmental stresses.

Customization and Flexibility

Customization and Flexibility

Sunward Steel offers framing options like Multi-Story Mezzanine and Clerestory frames, enabling creative and efficient use of space.

Cost-Effective Solutions

Cost-Effective Solutions

The framing systems at Sunward Steel, including Multi-Span and Monitor Style Frames, deliver budget-friendly options without compromising quality.

Framing Component Options

Gable Frame

The Gable Framing System is the most common building frame type. The frame is designed to accommodate all types of steel building applications. A Gable Frame can reach clear-span widths from ten feet up to two hundred feet and roof pitches up to 12:12.

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Single Slope Frame

The Single Slope Framing Style is a good option for adding on to an existing building or for use as a stand-alone building with a slanted roof. The Single Slope design is extremely versatile and provides flexibility in the design of your building or addition. Water can be controlled by draining off the low side and gutters and downspouts are not needed.

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Multi-span Frame

When on a budget and not necessarily needing a clear interior, a multi-span steel building is a viable option. If the building width exceeds 75’ then including interior support columns can help to support the long spans and larger roof loads thus further saving on cost.

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Monitor Frame

With a traditional barn look in mind, the Monitor framed building is used in today’s market for a variety of purposes. What was once used mainly for agricultural buildings, the monitor building is growing in popularity for houses, workshops, warehouses and other commercial buildings. The structural integrity of Sunward’s steel buildings make unobstructed interiors like the monitor possible.

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Multi-story Mezzanine

Ideal for residential structures or buildings with an upstairs office area, the Multi-Story steel building with a Mezzanine is an excellent solution to make the most out of your space. Using a combinations of I-Beams, open web bar joists and columns the floor, the building can provide endless design options.

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Clerestory Frame

To maximize natural light or air circulation, a clerestory roof is superior solution. With a vertical wall splitting the two sloping roofs, a row of windows or one continuous window is easily incorporated. High above the rest of the steel building, the clerestory reaches the most sunlight while preserving privacy.

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Lean-to Frame

A Lean-to Frame can be added onto a building structure to provide a parking area, outdoor storage or a covered porch. Lean-to’s have a similar looking appearance to a single-slope frame but are usually smaller and used only as building additions. Lean-to’s are typically attached to an adjoining column. Lean-to’s are not stand alone buildings.

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Straight Column Frame

The straight column frame is primarily used to create a unobstructed interior space. With strength and stability maximized in the straight columns of the steel frames, the design is ideal for garages, offices or other commercial purposes.

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Gambrel Frame

Also similar to a traditional barn structure, the gambrel style roof provides a spacious building that is both visually appealing and fully-functional. The gambrel style can conveniently incorporate your storage needs with a second floor or loft.

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