Also known as roof deck, non-composite floor deck, composite floor deck, metal deck, decking or just deck. Steel deck is a cold-formed steel panel usually used as a structural platform to form a roof or floor.
A flat surface on a building structure created by the steel deck panels.
Limited fastening of the steel deck sheets to the support members to hold the panels in place until all final fastenings have been made.
The process using dies at the end of a profiled sheet of metal deck, in order to create a slight flare which allows the panel ends to be easily laid on top of each other during erection.
A fastener or weld attaching one or more sheets to supporting members. Also known as a structural steel deck connection.
A raised joint between two sheets of metal deck that is made by turning up the adjacent steel deck panel edges and then folding, or interlocking, them in different ways.
The overlapping of neighboring longitudinal edges steel deck. The steel deck panels must have the same profile to be able to overlap. Some shapes of steel deck profiles are not able to overlap.
A weld, screw, button punch, or crimp, that connects the sides of two adjacent sheets of steel deck together. Also known as a stitch fastener.
Documents created and used by a steel deck manufacturer’s shop to create a product using extreme detail of dimensions and tolerances.
Metal deck that is used for constructing and supporting the roof insulation and membrane.
Are angled pieces of steel are designed to support roofing material at a hip or valley condition.
A fabricated fold that bends upward from a flat steel sheet and is made of one corrugation.
When a sheet of steel deck pulls over the fastener head or washer.
When a steel deck fastener pulls out of the supporting member.
Also known as screed angle or bent plate, is an angled piece of steel, used to contain concrete being poured within a perimeter of metal decking.
A person or company that is responsible for the overall construction of the project, including job site selection, designing, and relocation.
A steel deck sheets longitudinal side edge overlaps with another neighboring sheet.
Floor or roof plans that identify proper placement and fastening of the steel deck and related accessories by the metal decking company. in a detailed manner to instruct .
In metal deck terms, the coating on the metal deck surface is called a finish.
Cuts made to the metal deck sheets at the job site for final sizing, which can include, longitudinal cuts, transverse cuts or skewed cuts.
The process of securing the steel deck to its final position using a type of fastener.
Steel deck with regularly spaced indentations or lugs on the surfaces of the deck profile for obtaining composite action between the metal sheet and the poured concrete.
The material used during shipping and storage to protect metal deck bundles.
Contract documents using graphics and pictures that show the design, location and dimensions of the work. See Also
A system comprised of steel deck panels that transmits the lateral loads to the vertical structures and walls.
A is a structural member usually consisting of at least two or more different materials that are joined together that result in a stronger system than each individual part.
Steel deck panels made up of a top panel also called the hat that is assembled in the factory with a flat steel sheet on the bottom or called the plate. The assembled panels consist of longitudinal cells or cavities intended for acoustical or utility purposes.
When the ends of neighboring steel deck sheets are set closely together, but not overlapping on a support.
Holes created in the steel decking during fabrication installation from welding.