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?
Metal Deck University
What you should know about metal roof deck and metal floor deck.
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
Metal deck is commonly used to support roofing and flooring systems in commercial construction projects. Because every construction project is different, metal deck is often manufactured to meet the specific needs of a project. One element that can … [Read more...] about How Far Can Metal Deck Span?
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
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
In commercial construction, each roofing system is made using different types of metal decking. 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 … [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?