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Remediation of Cold-Formed Steel Members and Connections

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When damaged members and connections are identified, it is imperative to assess the extent that the damage may impact the structural integrity of the cold-formed steel member or connection.  As stated in the Engineers Notebook article, Evaluation of Cold-Formed Steel Members and Connections(STRUCTURE, February 2018), assessment should be made quickly to contain the damages or protect the public welfare.

Remediation of damaged cold-formed members and connections may include the repair of damaged coating and screw connections.

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