ViperStud Drywall Framing Systems


Product Overview

As a world-class provider of steel construction products, Marino\WARE offers the best in new product development and support. Our ViperStud® Drywall Framing System is the latest innovation we have brought to market. The ViperStud is the preferred drywall framing stud for contractors. The FrameRite®; Building System and QuickFrame Rough Opening System are more examples of innovative, engineered products designed for time and cost savings. FrameRite consists of floor and wall systems, clips and connectors which are the most trade friendly framing products available today.

Product Description, Applications

ViperStud is a high strength, flat steel drywall framing system that provides an enhanced alternative to traditional or dimpled drywall stud and track system. This non-load bearing wall assembly is available in two thicknesses, Viper25 is an equivalent product to conventional 25 gauge, and Viper20 is an equivalent to conventional 20 gauge (DW). The system is also interchangeable with conventional framing components and requires no additional training or special fasteners for installation.

The ViperStud system has been extensively tested by leading accredited test agencies and approved for compliance with the latest standards and building codes. ViperStud is listed in ICC ES ESR-2620 and in ATI’s Code Compliance Research Report CCRR-0154 for the IBC 2012 and Florida Building Code 2010 (including high wind zones). ViperStud has also been tested to achieve 1, 2, 3 and 4 hour fire ratings providing solutions to address a wide range of field applications.

Features, Advantages
  • Cost-effective
  • Reinforced ribbing over the web and flange of ViperStud
  • Fully hemmed Viper25 Track for safety
  • Single thickness track system
  • Superior limiting heights

Capabilities, Services

Our DesignRite team, located in Stockbridge, Georgia, offers a full range of technical support and engineering services including expertly prepared stamped shop drawings using the construction practices you want, in the time frame you need. DesignRite is your source for design and installation assistance on all the products Marino\WARE manufactures. Contact DesignRite at 866-545-1545.


Going green is not just a trend in the building industry, it's a responsibility. Architects, designers and contractors are now demanding more tools and resources to improve the environmental performance of buildings. We provide documentation on the recycled content of our steel to help earn LEED points on your job.

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