Corrosion Protection: how to select the best coating for steel structures?

What is High Corrosion Protection (HCP) and how to avoid corrosive damage in a steel structure? The surface of steel frames must usually be protected to avoid corrosive damage ...
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Modular Steel (4/10): How much of the siFramo steel section can be used as a support?

In previous articles we have detailed the key points of the siFramo modular steel framing system. This week, we will explore how much of the steel section can really be used and ...
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siFramo for DfMA and Offsite Construction

Sikla Modular Steelwork System is a great alternative to welded secondary steel. When I say  alternative, the intention is not to completely substitute traditional steelwork. ...
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Modular Steel (3/10): How to perform the quality check of a safe Bolted Connection?

Have you been following this blog series about 10 key points of siFramo Modular Steel System? The previous one detailed the unique assembly element of this system, Self-Forming ...
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Anchor & Guide solutions for Piping Thermal Expansion

What are the principles of thermal expansion? Why does it represent such a challenge to piping engineers? These are two core questions always present during the design of a ...
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Modular Steel (2/10): Are small parts - as a self-forming screw - safe against confusion, vibration and wrong application?

Sikla UK recently began a blog series about 10 key points you need to know concerning our modular steel framing system, siFramo. In this article, you will have a detailed ...
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Seismic Proof Systems - design and installation guidelines

It is known that failure of engineering services due to insufficient structural design in case of seismic activities has a significant effect on life safety and economic loss. ...
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Modular Steel (1/10): Why are angle brackets too simple as a connection method?

  What was the initial goal of siFramo when it was launched? Sikla developed a simple guide with 10 essential key points about the siFramo system, that can give an answer whether ...
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Benefits siFramo modular steel system can offer to your project

Do you know what is siFramo? It is versatile & easy-to-use support system, offering maximum flexibility with a compact range of off-the-shelf components. This system provides a ...
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Aircooled Condenser Pipe Supports at Greatmoor Farm (Energy-from-Waste)

Greatmoor Farm , in Aylesbury, is an Energy-from-Waste(EfW) facility operating since 2016, which construction started in September 2013. Sikla was approached during this process ...
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