Third-Party Certification for quality studs


Work with a Certified CSSBI Member and have full confidence in the studs for your project!

Under the CSSBI Certification Program, a participating Manufacturer certifies that the designated structural and non-structural cold formed steel (CFS) framing members it produces meets or exceeds the ASTM International (ASTM), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) standard requirements listed in this program.

CSSBI 61 Manufacturer Certification Requirements for Cold Formed Steel Framing Members

The Manufacturer’s Product certification is validated by a third-party review of the Manufacturer’s Product and production practices, appropriate testing and inspection and applies to Products manufactured for sale in Canada that fall within the range of standard sizes specified by the CSSBI.

A list of certified members can be found here.

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About the CSSBI & this Website

The Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute (CSSBI) is Canada’s foremost authority on sheet steel, its products, and its many applications. We are a source for technical information and resources, we provide expert guidance to the general public and sheet steel manufacturers alike.

Always at the forefront of current designs and product technologies, our Institute provides the technical guidance architects, designers, engineers, and builders need to achieve structurally sound and ambitious designs with steel.

On this website you can access a multitude of technical resources as well as contact information for the many Canadian manufacturers of sheet steel building products who are members of the CSSBI.

About Steel Studs and Joists

Although "Steel" may conjure up images of a heavy, cumbersome material for construction, steel studs and joists from coated sheet steel products are just the opposite. Cold-formed sheet steel is an easy to handle, economical, non-combustible, high quality alternate to more traditional framing materials. Steel framing offers a strong, accurate, dimensionally stable and durable framing system. Lightweight steel framing will appeal to any one interested in building construction.

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