Composite slabs consist of profiled steel decking with an in situ reinforced concrete topping.
Residential concrete slab on metal deck detail.
At 15 to 16 per square foot a concrete porch slab supported by a steel frame costs roughly the same as 5 4x6 treated syp decking installed on conventional pt framing.
Feb 25 2019 steel decking concrete floor detail.
As the metal frame takes shape the metal pan deck is staged.
Slab thickness is measured from bottom of ribs.
The thickness of conventional slab is 4 or 10cm.
This has decreased costs and also contributed to concrete floors popularity.
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Conventional concrete slabs are square in shape and have a length of 4m.
On top of the steel frame we lay out a metal pan deck to support the concrete slab.
Steel decking concrete floor detail with minimum slab anti crack reinforcement minimum cover low carbon shear studs.
However some newer systems have been developed with lighter residential construction in mind.
The decking not only acts as permanent formwork to the concrete but also provides sufficient shear bond with the concrete so that when the concrete has gained strength the two materials act together compositely.
The requirements for shoring are based on the ability of the decking to sustain the weight of the fresh concrete plus a construction live load of 20 pounds per square foot without exceeding an allowable unit stress of 20 000 psi.
Reinforced concrete floor decks have become increasingly popular in homes over the last decade and many of the floor systems used are adapted from commercial construction.
The panels click together with a male and female seam on each panel.
Wide with six 3 in deep corrugations.
The panels are also puddle welded to the steel girders from above.
For use when metal deck is used as a leave in place form 1 1 panel features and benefits 4 5d 12 4 5df 24 6d 12 6df 24 7 5d 12 7 5df 24 non composite deck 41 2 inch depth 12 inch coverage 12 foot to 21 foot span range no acustadek option allows for longest unshored spans for use when metal deck is used as a leave in place form.
Once installed the concrete slab is ready for tile the most durable and cost effective deck surface in my opinion with minimal prep.