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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.