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Are you a steel fabricator, general contractor, or engineer looking to learn about metal decking? Learn about roof deck, floor deck, Punchlok. Read our metal deck blog.

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Metal Deck | Composite Floor Deck

By: Paul Rubio
October 30th, 2020

Do you have a job that requires metal decking for concrete? It might surprise you that there are a lot of factors that go into purchasing the correct metal decking for your project. If you install the wrong type of metal decking the building can collapse.

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Metal Deck | Composite Floor Deck | Roof Deck

By: Paul Rubio
September 18th, 2020

Dovetail Decking is a type of metal roof and floor deck that blends structural metal decking and an architectural ceiling. It’s the perfect product to carry the load requirements of your structure, while still providing a sleek, modern, and finished looking ceiling.

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Metal Deck | Composite Floor Deck | Roof Deck

By: Paul Rubio
May 15th, 2020

Have you ever heard the term “metal decking” or “steel decking”, and wondered what it actually means? Maybe you have a set of plans with metal decking specified and you need to learn more about it. We will cover all of the basics in this article.

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Metal Deck | Composite Floor Deck | Form Deck | Gauge | Roof Deck

By: Kathy Midence
May 8th, 2020

If you have ever purchased metal, then you’ve been asked to specify the thickness or what gauge needed. If you are purchasing metal deck, then be prepared to be asked this same question. This is because there is a wide range of steel thickness. In general, steel sheet metal can range from 7 gauge to 30 gauge. However, the range of gauges that metal deck is manufactured in is a smaller range.

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Metal Deck | Composite Floor Deck

By: Kathy Midence
April 17th, 2020

  When a multi story or single story steel building is being designed there are many components that you have to consider. From the frame, walls, roof, floor and so on, the engineer has many factors that need to be accounted for.