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[27 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

Fasteners are a vital component to ensure the safe installation of decks. The correct fixing as specified 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 tapping screws (commonly known as drill screws), must be a minimum 5.5mm diameter, […]

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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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[2 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel has just released an upgrade to its popular free-of-charge roof decking software package that enables structural engineers and designers to carry out full deck analysis to achieve optimum design and cost efficiencies. RoofDek Analysis Software is a partnership project with leading international developer CSC, best known for the very widely-adopted Fastrak, S-Frame and […]

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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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[13 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

ComFlor® 60 lightweight composite flooring by Tata Steel is currently being installed as an integral part of a new-to-the-UK structural concrete walling system on a £4million apartment and retail development at 341 Great Western Road in Glasgow – a design and build project by Collen Redpath. Originating from Australia and filling a gap in the […]

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[29 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Iftekhar Waseem, Structural Engineer for ComFlor® at Tata Steel Europe, discusses issues on the durability aspects of composite metal decking. Zinc performance background As evident from history, the performance of galvanized steel decking within protected environments in dry applications has proven excellent. The predicted design life of the standard Z275 coating, based on the measured […]

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[7 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Iftekhar Waseem, Structural Engineer at Tata Steel, discusses construction stage loading on composite floor decking to BS and Eurocode. Composite slabs using metal decking during construction must be adequately designed to suit the loading of wet concrete and construction traffic at the limit state. Both BS and EC have quite similar approach in terms of […]