|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||052/635; 052/636; 052/645; 052/831; 052/843|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 35|
A framing member incorporates a series of web slots along a portion of the member that are expanded through the process of manufacture. The expansion of the web slots creates voids and metal web elements in the webbed portion of the member, which can be a stud. The voids created during the expansion process can become the voids for running wiring, plumbing and heating ducts. The web elements can be designed to minimize thermal transmission from the exterior to the interior of a wall including the member, as well as provide adequate structure properties r...
1. A metal framing member comprising: a formed metal sheet having a length and including a web region including a plurality of expanded web slots including voids and metal web elements and extending along a portion of the length, wherein the region includes a plurality of reinforcements proximate to the web slots and confined to the web elements and exclusive to the web voids, wherein each web slot extends along a portion of a length of the member and the plurality of web slots is arranged in offset columns substantially parallel to a length of the membe...