The Advantages of ISF Steel Construction Software

The Advantages of ISF Steel Construction Software

Exceptional accuracy is required when designing steel structures. A minor change in the measurements can lead to a loss of time and money. Thankfully, the days of using pencils and protractors are over. International Steel Framing Software Suite enables you to design a complete steel structure, saving time and money while improving safety. ISF steel […]

Cold Rolled Steel vs. Hot Rolled Steel

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When it comes to processing steel for industrial purposes, the basic technique of rolling was introduced as far back as 1783 by Henry Cort, who was among the first to successfully improve on the more archaic methods that were prevalent during the time. Since then, two processes have emerged as the primary methods for forming […]

How Roll-Formers Improve Building Quality and Save Money

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One of the most common objections to buying a roll-forming machine is the cost. However, investing in your own roll-forming machine may actually save your business money in the long run. A well-maintained roll-former can: In this post, we’ll explore exactly how roll-formers achieve this, so the next time you’re browsing through roll-former machines for […]

The Advantages of Cold Forming

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Different types of steel are good for different applications. During the creation process, steel can be hot-rolled or cold-rolled. Both hot-rolled steel and cold-rolled steel have their unique advantages and disadvantages. For construction, cold-formed steel (CFS) is generally better than hot-rolled steel. However, cold-formed steel has the upper hand in architecture compared to other materials […]

Roll Formers Designed for Ease of Changeovers

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International Steel Framing’s Performance 1 is an automatic, multiple profile, gearbox driven roll forming machine — that changes profiles in about 5 minutes and automatically adjusts to do multiple gauges — making it the most cost-effective roll former on the market today. Performance 1 Minimizes changeover time and keeps training time to a minimum Automatically […]

ISF Roll Forming in the News

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The ISF case study of a 60’x140’ pole barn using steel post-frame construction made Rollforming Magazine! A 60’x140′ pole barn style building was designed and engineered using a new building methodology. Advanced automation software for building design and truss engineering, combined with special roll forming machinery, created a new building system that went together in […]

ISF at Metalcon 2021


Wed, October 6 – Fri, October 8, 2021 Tampa Convention Center333 S Franklin StreetTampa, Florida 33602 International Steel Framing is presenting at the only event devoted exclusively to metal. If you are a construction professional, an architect, engineer, or specifier who uses, plans to use, or wants to expand into metal in construction, you must […]

4 Advantages of Cold-Formed Steel

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Cold-formed steel (CFS) is quickly becoming the most desired building material for developers looking to maximize their ROI. Stable, durable, cost-effective, and architecturally flexible — CFS has long been the framing component of choice in commercial construction. Created by roll-forming components from sheets of structural quality steel, at room temperature, CFS offers many advantages. Strength […]

How to Succeed in the Cold Formed Steel Industry

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Why risk a piecemeal approach to success in the cold formed steel industry when International Steel Framing (ISF) provides you with the convenience of a single-vendor solution? Our Product Suite is a comprehensive, integrated system of software, steel frame roll formers, and services that fulfill all your CFS framing requirements for commercial or residential construction. […]

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