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Sikla siFramo launches in South Africa

A first for its kind in Africa, siFramo is a non welded support system that saves time, money and labour.

15 years ago, Sikla pioneered siFramo: a versatile, multifunctional, and high load bearing modular steel support system. SiFramo is the only system with 1-Screw technology in the world and is now available in South Africa.

What is siFramo:

· siFramo is a non-welded steelwork support system for the modular construction of frames and structures. A first real alternative to welding.

· The system enables multidirectional connection possibilities without the need for through-bolts and back-plates.

· The connection method is simple, fast, reliable and safe. The entire system is certified according to international standards.

· The box section profiles have a high torsional resistance and a fine adjustment capability for connecting members.

How is it assembled?

· siFramo is assembled via thread forming screws.

· The non-cutting cold formed threads of the screw form their own threads into the pilot holes of the perforated siFramo profiles.

· The low thread forming torque and resulting high clamping force, offers a superior process-reliable shake-proof fastening.

· The thread forming screws are removable and can be used again.

Advantages:

· Reduced Overall Project Time

· Detailed Design later possible and still adaptable

· Cost and time advantages regarding transport (earlier or cheaper)

· More economical (material, installation time, overall)

· No skilled staff needed, possible to be built by one person

· Material on stock

· Fabrication can take place anywhere

· Weight saving about 50%, hence less/no crane and less man power (costs)

· Instant corrosion protection (HDG)

· Static proof by RStab calculations

· Adjustments and modifications easily possible

· Reduced impact on the environment

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