Metal deck can be used for a variety of applications in construction. Composite deck and form deck, for example, are typically used for applications in flooring. While both can be used for flooring systems, it is important to choose the right type … [Read more...] about Metal Composite Deck vs. Form Deck
Metal Deck University
What you should know about metal roof deck and metal floor deck.
When using metal deck for a commercial construction project, you need to ensure that the sheets of deck are properly attached. There are many different metal deck attachment patterns, which vary based on the type of metal deck you are using. One … [Read more...] about 36-4 Attachment Pattern for Metal Deck
Roofing systems are made using different types of metal deck. One example is a lightweight insulating concrete roof deck system, also referred to as an LWIC roof deck. In this article, we will discuss the elements of an LWIC roof deck system and the … [Read more...] about What is a Lightweight Insulating Concrete (LWIC) Roof Deck System?
At CSM Metal Deck, it is our goal to provide the best products and a high level of expertise for our customers. We are incredibly excited to announce that we have recently become a certified Steel Deck Institute member. This is a significant … [Read more...] about CSM Metal Deck: A Certified Steel Deck Institute Member
In a previous article, we discussed the different types of metal roof deck. Just like metal roof deck, there are many types and uses of metal floor deck. If you are choosing metal floor deck for a construction project, you need to know which type … [Read more...] about Types and Uses of Metal Floor Deck
As suppliers of metal deck for over 50 years, we have a unique understanding of the metal deck manufacturing and shipping process. One question that we are often asked is "how much does metal deck cost?" Because metal deck can be manufactured in … [Read more...] about How Much Does Metal Deck Cost?
Metal deck can be used in a variety of ways, but one of the most common uses for metal deck is for roofing. When you are sourcing metal deck for a roofing project, it is important to know which type of deck that you need. This guide will help you … [Read more...] about Types of Roof Decking
At CSM, we've been supplying metal deck for over 50 years. One question that we are frequently asked is: how is metal deck made? In this article, we will take you through our metal deck manufacturing process step by step, from the initial order to … [Read more...] about How Is Metal Deck Made?
As a supplier of metal roof deck, one of the questions we are often asked is: Is metal roof deck sustainable? Sustainability is incredibly important in our industry, and we take pride in the quality and longevity of our metal roof deck. In this … [Read more...] about Is Metal Roof Deck Sustainable?
Since the Fall of 2020, the U.S. has seen significant steel price increases as steel has become low in supply. This steel shortage and, by consequence, its uptick in price has left a number of metal deck manufacturers struggling to fulfill orders and … [Read more...] about What Significant Steel Price Increases Mean for Metal Deck Manufacturers
At CSM Metal Deck, it is our mission to provide high-quality metal decking for timely delivery. As a part of our mission, we have been upgrading our metal deck manufacturing facility to improve efficiency and add more products. Our newest addition to … [Read more...] about Upgrading Our Metal Deck Manufacturing Equipment
Metal roof deck is widely used in commercial and industrial construction projects as a foundation for roofing systems. Sometimes, the bottom of the metal roof deck is not enclosed in the rest of the roofing system and is left exposed. To make this … [Read more...] about Is Painted Roof Deck Right for My Project?