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8 July 2016 No Comment

Whatever you need to know about panels and profiles, Tata Steel makes it easy to assist you with your construction related enquiry.  Whether you are looking for advice on what building envelope system will best suit your project, how our extensive range of composite floor decks offer efficient design cost-effectively, the installation and use of a curved façade, composite floor decks, our approved components, roof fragility, fire engineering, wind loading, U-values, codes and standards, Tata Steel has it covered and can assist with any design, specification use or performance related question.


Our technical services include:

  • Detail design.
  • Wind and snow loading.
  • U-value calculations
  • Load span checks.
  • Acoustic SRI predictions
  • Specification writing.
  • Advice on meeting Building Regulations, maximising BREEAM credits.
  • Assistance with SBEM.
  • Condensation risk analysis.
  • Assistance in product testing.


With such a diverse product portfolio and over 50 years experience we are able to offer unbiased support and advice to ensure that the best value solution is provided.  Our technical professionals have a wide and varied wealth of experience and deal with a diverse range of calls. Our building systems have been designed in collaboration with our supply chain of leading component manufacturers, and our high quality products are fully integrated to provide the widest range of roofing and cladding systems.

One of the key aspects of our technical department is to support our customers in getting the right information and guidance they are looking for.  Our technical expertise has become a useful resource supporting the steel supply chain and it is vital that the support and advice we offer is accurate and up-to-date.  Our team of engineers deal with a diverse and varied range of questions from the simplest to the more complex.  It could be a query about the availability of our products and sizes, a current project that is being worked on or one about specifications or condensation risk analysis.

What else is on offer?

Software packages:

RoofDek Analysis software:  Developed in partnership with leading international developer CSC, and powered by Tedds, the software is designed to carry out full deck analysis to achieve optimum design and cost efficiencies.

RoofDek Quick Selector:  A web based structural analysis too that allows users to rapidly select the correct structural roof deck for a project on a PC or tablet, including iPad.  The quick selector provides an automatic optimised RoofDek specification, and also allows the user to choose an alternative RoofDek profile.

ComFlor® 9 software: Offers full structural analysis for each of our ComFlor® composite floor decks in construction stage, service stage and for fire resistance, under a wide range of loading configurations.

Website enquiry service:

By filling in our on-line enquiry form you can submit your query or request a call-back.


A full listing of available building envelope seminars and a brief description can be found here.

They include composite floor deck in construction, Part L and the role of the building envelope in compliance and building integrated renewable technology into building envelopes.

What are you waiting for?

It is important that you obtain the right information and guidance.  From the simplest to the more complex enquiry we are here to help. For more information and design advice on our building envelope systems, please contact a member of our design team on:

T +44 (0) 1244 892199

E: technical.theworks@tatasteel.com

W: www.tatasteelconstruction.com

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