Metal Deck Detailing for Shop Drawings

Our in-house detailing staff has over 40 years combined experience. We work with contractors, project managers and engineers to ensure the fastest possible lead times for your project. Our ability to provide fast steel deck approvals has made us one of the best metal deck supply and detailing companies in United States.

Metal Deck Shop Drawing for Approval Process

Our process begins with fast and direct communication with our customers and stakeholders to ensure maximum productivity and timeliness. The metal deck shop drawing process is as outlined below.

1. Approval Drawings

Our detailer incorporates information provided from structural drawings and EOR into a metal deck approval plan.

2. Sent To Customer

The metal deck "shop drawings" or placement approval plan is sent to customer to be sent to the EOR.

3. EOR Reviews

The EOR reviews for design and metal deck specific questions needed for manufacturing & installation.

4. Approved or Resubmit

The EOR either "Approves" the metal deck drawings or requests to "Revise & Resubmit" the drawings.

5. BOMs 

Our detailer creates bills of material for metal deck fabrication based off the approved metal deck plans and EOR’s comments.

6. OMD Review

Bills of material are reviewed for the project specific details.

7. Fabrication & Delivery

The project is placed in the plants fabrication schedule and the material is delivered to the customer to their requested schedule

8. Field Use Plans

Final metal deck plans are sent to the customer that include all the necessary information needed by the installation or erector team in the field.

Project Specific Requirements

Our joist detailing staff's technical expertise in steel joist detailing will incorporate your projects specific requirements for approval by the EOR. This includes but not limited to:

  • Deck Sections
  • Bundle and Floor Sequencing
  • Gauge Metal Accessories
    • Pour Stop
    • Cell Closure
    • Girder Filler
    • Column Closure
  • Deck Attachment Patterns
    • Welding
    • Screws Patterns
    • Hilti Shot
  • Finish Requirements (G-60, G-90, Painted, Galv & Painted)

Metal Deck Calculations

Our metal deck is in accordance with the SDI specifications. Upon request by the EOR we can submit design calculations as a part of the submittal package.

Contact Us About Steel Deck Shop Drawings:

Sales Manager Matt Weiss

Matt Weiss


C: (410) 497-6487
O: (410) 796-7968