ClarkDietrich Building Systems | metal drywall studs


9100 Centre Pointe Dr.
Suite 210
West Chester, OH 45069
Toll Free: 800-543-7140
Phone: 513-870-1100
Fax: 513-870-1300
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ClarkDietrich Building Systems is the leading manufacturer of light-gauge framing and finishing products for commercial and residential construction. ClarkDietrich Building Systems has been growing to meet the continued needs of our customers and we bring with us a long and respected history in the steel framing industry. ClarkDietrich provides a wide selection of light-gauge framing and finishing products including drywall and structural framing, floor joists, metal lath, fire-rated assemblies, shaftwall framing products, numerous deflection systems and an extensive line of metal, vinyl, veneer, paper-faced, plaster and stucco beads and trims. ClarkDietrich companies and divisions include ClarkDietrich Engineering Services [CDES] and ClarkDietrich Clip Express. ClarkDietrich Building Systems operates manufacturing and service locations throughout North America.

ClarkDietrich also provides total light-gauge design services through its design services group. ClarkDietrich Engineering Services [CDES] is the largest group of design engineers devoted solely to light-gauge steel framing design. They can provide shop drawings, technical recommendations, and member sizing. CDES is licensed in all 50 states and now operates in five locations: McDonough GA; Roswell, GA; Bristol, CT ; Crown Point, IN and Carlsbad, CA.

ClarkDietrich Building Systems has grown to what we are today so that we can be closer to our customers while offering them the quality products and service they have come to expect from us over the years. ClarkDietrich works to bring its years of experience in the industry to our customers through knowledgeable sales people and a management team committed to the success of our customers. We recognize that our reputation rests upon quality products competitively delivered when they are needed. What’s inside those walls not only counts, it is what we build our reputation on. But, this is the only the beginning; we will continue to work to be our customers preferred supplier by adding additional products so that we can be the industries first choice from framing to finishing, coast to coast.

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Blazeframe® Fire Stop Deflection Track - Blazeframe®

BlazeFrame® is an innovative steel framing, fire stop system. An intumescent strip affixed to steel profiles simultaneously frames, fire stops, and sound seals both dynamic and static joints.

The cured intumescent is odor free, effective immediately, and remains unaffected by freezing, wet or humid conditions. BlazeFrame offers protection and support of wall framing materials for up to 3 inches of movement capability. Designs utilizing BlazeFrame assemblies eliminate caulks, sprays, drywall rips, and contour drywall castle' cuts throughout the joint systems. Our UL (Underwriters Laboratories) classified joint systems provide for positive attachment of wall framing, 100% unencumbered movement, smaller installed joints, and sound control with no fatigue or degradation.

Product Submittal System

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Product Submittals - SubmittalPro®

Use SubmittalPro to create submittals or to view product technical data sheets.

Gathering the information you need for your technical submittal has never been easier. You can quickly view information about any of our products as individual PDFs, or you can select all the products you need and create the final submittal as a single PDF. You don't even need to login.

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Interior Framing

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ProSTUD® Drywall Framing - ProSTUD®

ProSTUD Drywall Framing System (ProSTUD® and ProTRAK®) is the innovative steel drywall stud that sets a new industry benchmark for high performance. Its patent pending design combines high-strength steel with additional stiffening enhancements for a drywall framing stud previously unimagined.
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H-Studs (Area Separation Wall Systems) - USG Area Separation Wall

Area Separation Wall Systems are lightweight, non-load bearing gypsum panel partition assemblies used to provide fire-resistive protection for common walls in townhouse construction. Systems provide up to 2-hour fire resistance.
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CH-Studs (Shaft Wall Systems) - USG Shaft Wall

Shaft Wall Systems are used to construct elevator shafts, mechanical shafts, stairwells, air return shafts and horizontal membranes. Systems provide up to 4-hour fire resistance and sound ratings up to 52 STC.
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Rough Opening Frames - RedHeader RO™

ClarkDietrich Building Systems is proud to bring you this innovative labor saving system that reduces the number of framing components required to frame a rough opening and significantly reduces the onsite labor to assemble multiple window or door structure.. up to 50%!
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SwiftClip™ Support Clips - SwiftClip™

SwiftClip™ features pre-punched 16, 14 and 12 gauge 50ksi G90 support clips . Used for multiple fixed construction attachments.
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Hat/Furring Channel

(7/8" & 1-1/2" Hat Channel) is used for furring existing walls and ceilings. Also for suspended ceiling applications and as cross framing over roof trusses or rafters for metal roofing.
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Resilient Channel

One Leg and Two Leg Resilient Channel. Used as a cross-furring member for resilient attachment of gypsum wallboard or lath, on ceiling and walls where resiliency is required. An inexpensive method to decrease sound transmission.
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U-Channel (CRC-Cold Rolled Channel) - CRC

Uses include bridging (lateral support) in walls carrying axial and/or wind loads, bracing studs at door bucks, and furring for ceilings, or used in conjunction with metal lath and plaster in partitions, ceilings, column and beam enclosures.

Exterior Framing

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Structural Studs & Tracks - C-Studs & Runner Track

Structural Wall Studs used in Curtain Walls, Load Bearing Walls, Floor Joists and Roof Trusses. Available widths from 2-1/2" to 16" in 20 gauge to 10 gauge.

Metal Lath and Accessories

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Mesh Lath & Trims - Diamond Mesh Lath

A superior multi-purpose expanded steel base widely used for interior and exterior plaster and stucco reinforcement. The flat surface is easily cut and formed for use with flat or contoured surfaces. It is an excellent base for stone, spray on structural fireproofing, ornamental work, and under ceramic tile. Expanded metal lath is formed from sheet steel that has been slit and expanded to form thousands of plaster "keys" per square yard. Its time proven exceptional strength and flexibility makes it the preferred metal base requested by contractors and design professionals.

Support Documents and Catalogs

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ClarkDietrich Material Certification

Material Certification for Structural and Non-Structural Steel Framing Systems.

ClarkDietrich MSDS Report

ClarkDietrich MSDS Report for Metal Framing.

ClarkDietrich Technical Support - CDES

CDES offers services including sealed shop drawings and calculations, preliminary sizing, pre-bid engineering pricing, and technical assistance with ClarkDietrich's products.

ClarkDietrich Design - CDES

CDES offers services including sealed shop drawings and calculations, preliminary sizing, pre-bid engineering pricing, and technical assistance with ClarkDietrich's products.

ClarkDietrich Catalogs

ClarkDietrich 's Current Product Catalogs.

ClarkDietrich Support Docs

ClarkDietrich 's Support Documents.

ClarkDietrich Cad Details

ClarkDietrich 's Framing Details in DWG, DXF and PDF formats.

ClarkDietrich Plant Locations

ClarkDietrich 's Office's and Manufacturing Locations.

ClarkDietrich AEC Worksite

All the ClarkWestern's Light Gauge Support Links in one page.

ClarkDietrich LEEDS & Recycled Content

LEEDS Information and Requirements - Recycled content of light gauge steel framing.

Last Update: 2014-12-26