What Is A Side-Lap Fastener?

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.

How A Side Lap Fastener Works:

When two pieces of metal deck overlap edges, a side lap fastener can be used to fix the two sheets together.

Why A Side Lap Fastener Matters:

A side lap fastener connects sheets of metal deck together in through different processes. Learn more on How To Attach Metal Deck.

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