Learning how to fasten a metal deck structure is not an easy task. The whole process can be very intricate, especially for someone that's not an expert. From properly landing the deck in place, spreading it, fastening it, to attaching the side laps … [Read more...] about How to Fasten Metal Deck
Metal Deck University
What you should know about metal roof deck and metal floor deck.
N-Deck, also known as deep rib, has a rib profile that allows this type of roof deck to span longer distances between roofing supports. N-Deck is a 3″ deep roof deck that is often used when roof steel is spaced farther apart. At CSM Metal Deck, we … [Read more...] about Why You Should Use Metal N-Deck For Your Next Project?
Does your next construction project require metal decking for concrete? There are a variety of components that you must consider before selecting the correct type of metal decking for concrete. Installing the wrong metal deck could result in a … [Read more...] about Types of Metal Decking for Concrete
At CSM Products & Solutions, we’re proud to offer a complete line of products to meet all your metal deck needs. We recently installed a 2nd overhead crane at our production facility in Houston, TX, to increase our production capacity and improve … [Read more...] about New Crane Installed at CSM Metal Deck Production Facility
Steel deck is a cold-formed panel regularly used as a structural platform for a floor or roof. Steel metal deck can be used for a variety of applications. The three most common types of steel deck are metal roof deck, composite deck, and form deck, … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between Metal Roof Deck, Composite Deck, and Form Deck?
Finding a metal deck supplier can be overwhelming when you don't know exactly what you are looking for. You should look for a trusted service provider that's an expert in the industry and can guide you to pick the best metal deck for your next … [Read more...] about What You Should Look For In a Metal Deck Supplier?
At CSM Products & Solutions, we're proud to offer a complete line of products to meet all your metal deck needs. We recently installed new manufacturing equipment that will allow us to produce 3" N-Deck in 22, 20, 18, and 16 gauge. About … [Read more...] about [New Product] 3″ N-Deck Line
Steel is undeniably the world’s most important construction material, making it essential to modern society. Steel enables manufacturers to build taller and safer structures while also being a recyclable material. Although competing materials center … [Read more...] about Steel Sustainability
Background: Why Metal Deck Lubricant Gained Attention In accordance with The Negotiated Rulemaking Act of 1990, OSHA revised the Subpart R regulations in relation to steel erection, particularly as they related to construction safety and fall … [Read more...] about Vanishing Lubricant in Steel Deck Manufacturing
Understanding the different types of metal deck attachments for your next project can help you get the best end result. In this article, we will review five different types of metal deck attachments and best practices for each: Fastening and … [Read more...] about Metal Deck Attachment Guide
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
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