Informative steel housing link now up on SCNZ site


The Steel Construction New Zealand Steel in Housing web page allows members to view a quick selection of steel beams, posts and footings compatible with the requirements for NZS 3604, Non-Specific Design of Light Timber-Framed Buildings.

The tables have been adapted from the Onesteel Steel in Housing booklet to suit New Zealand loadings and preferred deflection criteria.
Some typical details commonly used for fixing steel beams to steel and timber posts are included.

Go to and look for the Steel in Housing link.