The Studco® Update – providing you with product insights, industry news, tips, case studies and more! Here’s a taste of what you’ll find in Edition 19.
Library at the Dock
The Library at the Dock community centre is three stories high and 55.3 metres long by 18.1 metres wide with waterfront views.
Library at the Dock has just been awarded Australia’s first 6 star green star rating for a public building. This amazing addition is a centre point for the Docklands neighbourhood, providing a place for culture, community interaction and learning.
The Studco external steel stud wall system and the Studco top hat system was used extensively on this project to offer an engineered solution to support the unique recycled timber facade…
Jamb Stud Design For Internal Doorways
Q. What is the strongest, most reliable way to frame up for internal doorways?
A. The good news is that there is a better way than the commonly used options: boxed studs or timber inside steel studs. The timber/steel stud combination is cumbersome, is rarely installed correctly (no, a piece of pine casually laid into the jamb stud is not sufficient!) and is a common cause of defect notices. Besides being slower, the boxed studs option is not an ideal fit at the track connection.
The strongest and most reliable method is to use Studco’s HEDA® jamb steel studs. It’s super strong, it’s quick and it’s easier all round. And it’s by far the most cost effective method…