A corrugated metal panel is made from hot-dip galvanized steel that is cold rolled in order to create a rippled pattern. The corrugation in the metal panels improves the bending strength of the sheets. The advantages of using corrugated metal decking … [Read more...] about A Guide to Corrugated Metal Deck
Metal Deck University
What you should know about metal roof deck and metal floor deck.
Every so often a metal decking job includes the design of an inverted/reversed metal deck. Inverted/reversed metal decking is not typically used in construction projects, however, it’s extremely important to understand what this means if inverted or … [Read more...] about What is Inverted/Reversed Metal Decking and How to Install It
While placing a metal decking order, you may have come across the terms G90 and G60 Galvanized. In this article, we explain what these terms mean so you can have a clear understanding if you need galvanized metal decking for your next commercial … [Read more...] about G60 and G90 Hot Dipped Galvanized Metal Deck Explained
When it comes to a metal deck project, you always need to consider which side lap connection method you will be using. There are a variety of side lap connection methods to choose from, including the button punch connection, top seam weld connection, … [Read more...] about Side Lap Connection with the Button Punch Tool
When installing metal decking, it is often necessary to close off the ends to prevent concrete or other materials from spilling out. With a variety of metal deck closures to choose from, you will need to find the one that's most suited to your … [Read more...] about Different Types of Metal Deck Closures
Understanding the different types of metal deck finishes before getting your next project started can help you get the best end result. In this article we will review the four different types of metal deck finishes: GalvanizedGalvanized and prime … [Read more...] about Different Types of Metal Deck Finishes
Metal deck is often used during large commercial construction projects, but sometimes, contractors will use it for smaller-scale projects. If a contractor does choose to use metal deck for a smaller project, they may need to cut the metal deck to fit … [Read more...] about How to Cut Metal Deck
Galvanized steel is commonly used to create metal deck for commercial construction projects. In most cases, the deck is used as a part of roof or flooring systems, and is enclosed within other parts of the system so that it is not left visible when … [Read more...] about Can You Paint Galvanized Metal Deck?
One of the commonly encountered problems with galvanized steel building products is the presence of wet storage stain – also known as white rust. This condition causes a significant, powdery deposit on the galvanized material’s surface which can … [Read more...] about White Rust Prevention and Treatment
At CSM, we manufacture a variety of metal deck that can be used for applications in commercial construction. The material that we use to manufacture all of our metal decking products is often made with galvanized steel. If you are not familiar with … [Read more...] about What Is Galvanized Steel?
At CSM, it is our goal to provide the best selection of metal deck products for our customers. We recently acquired new equipment in our manufacturing facility that will allow us to produce vented metal deck. Because it is not a commonly used … [Read more...] about What Is Vented Metal Deck?
When you need metal deck for a construction project, you need to find a reliable metal deck manufacturer. The manufacturer you choose will depend upon a number of factors, like the products you need, your project timeline, and your project budget. … [Read more...] about What to Look for In a Metal Deck Manufacturer