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[27 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

*** Tata Steel offer a free diaphragm design service when using RoofDek profiles – for more information, please call +44 (0)1244 892199 or email technical.structuralproducts@tatasteeleurope.com *** Metal Decks installed in diaphragm, or stressed skin, design allows the horizontal side wind force to be transmitted through the deck into the support frame structure. This allows the designer […]

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[27 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

Thermal Conductivity (Lambda Value) Thermal conductivity, or Lambda value, is the rate at which heat is transmitted through a material, measured in watts per square metre of surface area for a temperature gradient of one Kelvin per metre thickness (W/mK). The lower the value, the better the thermal efficiency of the material. Material Lambda Value […]

Acoustics, Featured, Headline, How to's, Metal Roof Deck, Technical guidance »

[26 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

ABSORPTION – The loss or dissipation of sound energy in passing through a material or on striking a surface. The term may also refer to the property of a material to damp sound energy. ABSORPTION COEFFICIENT – The fraction of energy absorbed on striking any surface, stated as values between 0 and 1.0. If a […]

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[15 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel provided a modern replacement roof system for the refurbishment of a manufacturing building in North Wales. The project involved a 1950’s industrial building that was operational yet still had its original roof material containing asbestos. The initial challenges called for the use of the best products available to ensure a safe, quick and […]

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[29 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Over 9000m2 of ComFlor® structural decks have been installed on the new £60 million first direct Arena in Leeds, as part of a complex acoustic roof construction aimed at minimising external noise levels around the venue’s highly populated city centre location. Opened in summer 2013, the 12,500 seat facility hosts both music and sports events. […]

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[4 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

ComFlor® composite floor decking is being used extensively in a major multi-function redevelopment of the former Catholic Ymere Chassé Church in Chasséstraat, within Amsterdam’s fashionable De Baarsjes neighbourhood, near to the City Centre. The building was acquired by businessman Lenny Balkissoon in early 2011, with the goal of creating a cultural centre with a focus […]

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[8 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

In the second part of our blog on the acoustic performance of composite flooring, Mark Davies, Technical Manager, ComFlor®, discusses the principles of airborne and impact sound, airborne and impact insulation and the transmission of sound in relation to composite flooring. Steel construction is increasingly used in residential apartment buildings and mixed-use developments where the […]

Composite Metal Flooring, Featured, Headline, Technical »

[30 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

In the first part of our look at acoustic performance of composite flooring Mark Davies, Technical Manager, ComFlor® looks at the requirements of meeting Part E of the building regulations. Steel construction is increasingly used in residential apartment buildings and mixed-use developments where the benefits of speed of construction, quality and off-site prefabrication are important. […]

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[10 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

The new Northampton Criminal Justice Centre (CJC) features a range of roof and floor structural decking solutions from Tata Steel,  installed by Composite Profiles UK Limited. The 44,000 square feet building at Pavilion Drive, Northampton Business Park is a new custodial centre, providing 40 state-of-the-art short term cells and 2000m2 of purpose-built office space. It […]

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[4 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

The  Tata Steel RoofDek Quick Selector complements the RoofDek Tedds Analysis package released in 2012. The Quick Selector is a web based fast structural analysis tool, requiring no extra software. It allows a user to design a structural roof deck with a few inputs and selections from drop down lists. The Selector instantly provides an […]