Abacus’ Light Steel Frame (LSF) technology delivers stronger, safer, low-rise buildings that can be individually designed to the customer’s unique floorplan. LSF is fast becoming the most feasible alternative building option.
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Abacus LSF buildings consist of structural wall frames and roof trusses, manufactured from cold-formed, light gauge galvanised steel sections on a concrete foundation slab. The frame is then roofed with galvanised or Chromadek steel sheets. Suspended ceilings with Isotherm insulation are installed.
The high strength of steel results in a safer, wind resistant structure that requires less maintenance. Abacus build in accordance to Sans 517 and their LSF buildings carry a 1 ⁄ 2 hour fire rating. Up to 6% extra floor space is created due to reduced thickness of external walls compared with a double skin brick wall.
The steel frames are fabricated under controlled factory conditions before all the components are delivered and assembled on site.
Each structure is signed off by a structural engineer. Only quality certified materials are used.