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Design for a Cold-formed Steel Framing Manufactured Home: Technical Support Document
The use of light gauge steel in the structural system of residential construction has taken hold in some site building markets but potentially offers far more value to the manufactured home industry. MHRA is coordinating an effort to develop a market competitive structural design, based on light gauge structural steel technology and suitable for the home manufacturing environment. Free PDF download available.
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  Steel Framing Prototype Development: Final Report
The research effort described in this report explores the potential of steel framing for the construction of factory built homes that conform to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) code, or the International Residential Code (IRC), with the goal of developing technologies that are competitive with wood framing.
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