Common Steel Framing Terms
Wooden boards are described as having faces and edges.
Steel studs are described differently.
Please note the following differences:
• Instead of a face, a stud has a web.
• Instead of edges, steel studs have flanges and returns.
Metal track also has its own terminology.
Features of metal track are described in the following way:
• Instead of a face, metal track also has a web dimension.
• What are called flanges on metal studs is known as legs for track.
BAILEY STEEL TRACK