Steel
Connection

Safe + Economical Designs

Connections between structural members are a critical part of any steel structure and their proper treatment is an essential component of safety and cost. 

Steel
Connection

Connections between structural members are a critical part of any steel structure and their proper treatment is an essential component of safety and cost. 

kyle

Kyle Gilbert, PE

Connections Engineering Lead

Steel connection design for structural steel projects includes standard shear connections, non-standards connections, moment connections, bracing, trusses, high seismic, and custom specialty conditions.  McLaren’s unparalleled experience is the foundation for developing and delivering the most economical, safe, and structurally efficient connections.

Our construction engineering division has intuitive knowledge of how a system will transmit loads, loads paths, and a deep understanding of structural mechanics to provide both safe and economical designs.

Experienced In
Experienced In
Reinforcement of Existing Steel Connection

Reinforcement of Existing Connections

Unobtrusive Connection Retrofit Steel Connection

Unobtrusive Connection Retrofits

Complex Braced Frame Steel Connection

Complex Braced Frame Connections

Field Bolted Steel Connection

Field Bolted Connections

Standard Shear Steel Connection

Standard Shear Connections

In-Situ Truss Retrofit Steel Connection

In-Situ Truss Retrofit

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