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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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[27 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

Decks can be manufactured in lengths up to 12 metres. In general terms decks are more structurally efficient when in double span condition. There are however instances where short single span sheets are required:- Due to site limitation for access For spans over 6000mm Extended end laps can be used to create a double span […]

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[27 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

The correct orientation for deck installation is for the narrow trough to be down onto the support structure. This ensures that the widest crown is uppermost, providing maximum support for insulation. Direction of lay can be left to right or right to left, ensuring that the correct engagement of side lap is maintained. A running […]

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[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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[24 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

For circular buildings the lay of decking is dependant on the orientation of support beams. They can be installed radially or laterally. For either type installation on circular buildings, sheet ends require to be rake cut. Rake cut ends will not overlap and will be butt jointed, requiring a minimum support flange of 150mm, ie, […]

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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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[21 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel RoofDek D100 structural roof decking was installed as part of an exciting and innovative green convex and concave curved roof construction at the new Maplefields School in Corby, built by Graham Construction for Northamptonshire County Council. Designed by GSS Architecture, the new £15 million environmentally-friendly special school caters for pupils with learning and behavioural […]

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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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[17 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

We’ve just created a new quotation page to get quotes for structural roof decking. You can get a quote for both shallow and deep deck in either plain galvanised, Colorcoat® pre-finished steel or aluminium…

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[10 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

Conceived specifically as a structural product, there are a number of other benefits to using Corus D60 in comparison to other decks available in the market…