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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 | ]

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 | ]

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 […]

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[27 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

Fasteners are a vital component to ensure the safe installation of structural decks or trays. The correct fixing, to be 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 […]

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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 | ]

Penetrations through decks affect the structural integrity, and therefore must be suitably braced, dependant on opening size. 1 – Small penetrations, through the bottom trough, can be accommodated without any additional support. Multiple penetrations must be spaced at 1500 mm minimum centres.  Note: no part of the web, or crown, can be removed without additional […]

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[10 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

  What are HPC colours and what does it stand for? The High Performance Colour system (or HPC) is a further development of existing coatings based on polymer resin and distinguished by ageing-resistance and colour stability. The extremely high UV-resistance makes the new colours particularly suitable for usage in tough weather conditions. Kalzip offers a […]

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[22 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

The replacement of the Construction Products Directive by The Construction Products Regulation at the beginning of this month means that construction products must now be CE Marked. To simplify confirmation of compliance of our panel and profile products, we have created a useful new page on the Tata Steel Construction website, containing a selection table […]

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[4 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Did you know Tata Steel’s profiling operation in the UK has been around for half a century? Originally Precision Metal Forming (PMF), we have been through many changes and still maintain our position in the UK market. Reflecting on the achievements of the business, Jo Evans, Commercial Director, comments: “In the 17 years of working […]

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[9 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

A new 40,000 sq. ft. multi-million pound factory extension for cardboard box manufacturers Jaffabox Ltd in Bickenhill, Birmingham has enhanced the award winning company’s manufacturing capabilities and increased warehousing capacity. The project benefits from a complete building envelope solution by Tata Steel, installed by Multi-Fab Construction Ltd. The building features over 5000m2 of Trisomet® 333 System insulated roof […]