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
Metal Deck University
What you should know about metal roof deck and metal floor deck.
New Crane Installed at CSM Metal Deck Production Facility
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
What’s the Difference Between Metal Roof Deck, Composite Deck, and Form Deck?
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?
What You Should Look For In a Metal Deck Supplier?
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?
[New Product] 3″ N-Deck Line
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
Vanishing Lubricant in Steel Deck Manufacturing
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
Metal Deck Attachment Guide
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 Guide to Corrugated Metal Deck
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
What is Inverted/Reversed Metal Decking and How to Install It
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
G60 and G90 Hot Dipped Galvanized Metal Deck Explained
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
Side Lap Connection with the Button Punch Tool
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