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 (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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A flexible clamping solution for pipe supports & civil structures

At the heart of our Simotec product range, is a versatile solution that supports the numerous process & service piping that runs throughout a structure. Find out how the ...
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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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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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