Hardy Frames & Shearmax

Hardy Frames offers two flavors of shear wall: the Panel, made of sheet steel; and the Brace Frame, an open stud frame with a diagonal brace. Shown here are two Brace Frames on an outside corner, ...

... and two Hardy Frames Panels installed back to back for a doubled capacity.

Hardy Moment Frames come in widths up to 23 feet. Custom sizes and two-story frame assemblies can be special-ordered.

Shearmax panels, a versatile solution for high-end custom work, are available in a wide range of widths and custom heights (but only in the California market). Shown here (4) are tall panels combined into four-sided box columns to support a high roof over open walls.

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