Slotted Track

The Modern Head-of-Wall System. Steeler Slotted Track is another cost-effective option for your head-of-wall vertical deflection needs. Because it is lighter than traditional track and other deflection systems, Steeler slotted track will save you money and installation time. Its slits allow for up to 5/8” compression or extension deflection movement capabilities, protecting your wall systems when loads shift.

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Steeler slotted track is offered in Elite, traditional, and structural thicknesses ranging from 25 gauge to 14 gauge.

Our slotted track meets or exceeds ASTM A653. Steeler steel slotted track has been cycle tested for 500 cycles in accordance with ANSI/UL standards and is U.L. Classified as Light Gauge Framing in U.L. Head-of-Wall Joint Systems for both the United States and Canada. Ask about our Steeler Slotted Stud to find out which head-of-wall system makes the most sense for your project.

  • Lighter weight means lower cost: Because we use less steel to produce it, Steeler slotted track is a cost-effective solution for head-of-wall system needs.
  • U.L. Fire Rated: With code-approved fire ratings of up to 2 hours, you can trust Steeler slotted track for your head-of-wall system.
  • Save money in the long-term: We use a full zinc coating to greatly minimize rust formation, meaning your walls will last longer. Steel framing is not compromised by termites or mold, and holds up better against acts of nature when compared to wood framing.
  • Earn LEED Credits: Due to levels of recycled content in the coils we use, our steel studs are considered a green product, which can earn your projects LEED® points.

Web Size Offerings: 2-1/2", 3-1/2", 3-5/8", 4", 6", 8", and 10”.

Legs are 2-1/2” long with 1-1/2” slots every 1” on center. Standard length is 10’, but custom orders are welcome.

For more specifications, including Section Properties, see our Support section.

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