Combining the beam, column and link sections, the Strong Frame special moment frames are offered in a variety of frame combinations, ranging from one-story, one-bay frames to multi-story, multi-bay frames. We currently have 192 preengineered models available for one-story, one-bay frames created by combining various sizes of columns (in pairs) with various sizes of beams.
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One-Story x One-Bay Frames
Model No. Naming Legend Standard Sizes
Strong Frame Special Moment Frame Models by Numbers
Model No. Naming Legend Non-Standard Sizes
The special moment frame has proven to perform exceptionally well in structures of up to four stories.
This added capability gives Designers many possibilities for designing larger structures that are both
structurally sound and aesthetically pleasing.
Multi-Story x Multi-Bay Frames
Two-story and two-bay design with added connections
to field-installed custom steel attachments
Strong Frame special moment frames can be used in varying
designs, including a four-story and four-bay stepdown custom
special moment frame design with first-floor uneven column height
Three-story and multi-bay custom special moment frame design
with uneven column heights and offset frame alignment
Frames can be designed with offset column
attachment to horizontal beam span