siFramo in Building Services – Where and When?

When siFramo was introduced 14 years ago, Building Services was not exactly what Sikla had in mind as a market. Nevertheless, the product system has succeeded in such projects. ...
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Are you getting the most out of the siFramo modular framing system?

siFramo was first developed to allow pipe support frames for industrial projects. But this concept has grown. It soon became apparent that the application of the system benefit ...
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Modular Steel (10/10): Branded Product System - Luxury or Accountability?

Today we are concluding our series on modular steel details. Sikla engineers who have been involved with testing, development, project design and practical application of ...
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Modular Steel (9/10): Designing it with 3D structural analysis program

Welcome back to our series of in-depth articles on the siFramo Modular Steel System. In a previous article,  Marek Vargapal covered how to utilize the siFramo system’s  ...
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Modular Steel (8/10): Is the system BIM and plant design software compatible?

Is the system BIM and plant design software compatible? The answer to the question is YES…   This is a question we are asked on a regular basis now, especially when engaged ...
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Modular Steel (7/10): Typical frames configurations guidelines

Industrial projects face the challenge of low repetitiveness in design, especially in the last stages of detailed design, which usually includes secondary steel supports for ...
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siFramo for DfMA & Offsite – Design, Weight Saving & Assembly Speed

Following on from my article – siFramo for DfMA & Offsite Manufacturing – this raised much interest and further queries from those who specialise within this area. This article ...
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Modular Steel (6/10): Easy access to the essential Load Capacity Data

One question that is asked by clients throughout the many industries Sikla works within is: "Do you have load data available?" Our answer to this is: YES! The following post ...
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Modular Steel (5/10): Can connections be made anywhere along the beam section?

Welcome to the latest article in our in-depth look at the siFramo Modular Steel System. In the previous article we discussed the siFramo system’s impressive ability to utilize ...
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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 ...
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