Special lengths are available. CSJ members are the most widely used and specified framing members. Installing Drywall Project Guide. c) Length - 10’-0” and 20”-0”. C955 – Standard specification for load-bearing (transverse and axial) b) Shape and Dimensions shown at left. Project Guide. 20-gauge studs are for curtainwall construction or more rigid partitions. S = Stud or Joist Sections T = Track Sections U = Channel Sections F = Furring Channel Sections L = Angle or L-header MATERIAL THICKNESS: (Example: 0.054 in = 54 mils; 1 mil = 1/1000 in.) Structural metal studs incorporate much heavier gauges of metal. Although metal framing studs are available in many different sizes, there are five sizes that are most commonly used: 1 5/8 inches, 2 1/2 inches, 3 5/8 inches, 4 inches and 6 inches. Minimum base metal thick-ness represents 95% of the design thickness. They are easily insulated and also noncombustible. x 10 ft. 25-Gauge EQ Galvanized Steel Wall Framing Stud (5) Model# 362PDS125-15 $ 5 98. Material thickness is the minimum base metal thickness in mils. Stud widths are available in 2-1/2-, 3-5/8-, 6- and 8-inch configurations. This stud/joist has a 1-5/8-inch flange and 1/2-inch return and is considered the industry standard. Buy 70 or more $ 4.78. Metal studs are produced for use as structural building elements. Hanging drywall is not difficult if you have patience, the right tools and a … GypSum board meTal FramING 25- and 20-Gauge Studs “C” shaped metal studs fabricated from galvanized steel. ClarkDietrich ProSTUD 25 3-5/8 in. 25- and 20-Gauge Track Fastened at floor and ceiling to support the steel studs. They provide the vertical strength necessary for demanding load-bearing structural applications and sufficient strength for many joist applications. Available in galvanized per ASTM A-653 or equal. Track Steel Stud p artitions Of these five sizes, 3 5/8 inches is used the most. Studs are available in 20, 18, 16, 14 and 12 gauges to meet specific building specifications. Materials a) Light gauge steel meeting the physical and galvanization requirements of ASTM A-653 or equal. laterally bracing in steel stud wall systems and ornamental lathing.