Online Information Centre for Stainless Steel in Construction
This resource is a best practice information sheet for specifiers. It should be read in conjunction with ‘Best Practice Information Sheet for Contractors (SCI-P297)’. Stainless steel masonry support systems are fixed to the structural frame and provide support to the outer leaf of masonry cladding in buildings. The sheet covers: Type of System - continuous, bracket or individual angles, Cavity widths, Structural Frame - concrete or steel structures, Design, Wall Ties, Material and Avoidance of Bimetallic Corrosion. Finally the information required by the manufacturer to fabricate the correct system is listed.