The spacing and number of fasteners at each side lap and supports for proper attachment of steel deck panels to the structure.
How A Fastener Pattern Works:
A fastener pattern is the pattern used for securing deck to the support structure below. By increasing the number of attachment points with fasteners adds greater resistance to shear and uplift loads.
Why A Fastener Pattern Matters:
Deck profile and support structure below the deck are some factors that dictate which fastener pattern is best to use. Learn more on How To Attach Metal Deck.