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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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[24 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Fasteners are a vital component to ensure the safe installation of decking. The correct fixing as specified by Tata Steel RoofDek should be used, or the specification determined by the fastener manufacturer, to suit the application of fixing to cold rolled thin gauge purlins, hot rolled steel sections or timber supports. Self drilling / self […]

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[26 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

In our previous green roof focus, we noted that the growing popularity of a hitherto “alternative” solution has not been at the expense of the advantages of more established options. Green roofs are heavy in comparison to almost every other roofing method. However, if they are used in conjunction with structural decks and trays, they can […]