Compared to the other 1-1/2” deep roof decks, Type B decking produces the most effective combination of strength and price. The 36” cover width and optimal span of 5’ to 12’ make it the most popular roof deck. Purchase Type B decking, the economical steel roof deck, from Keystar Industries.
Purpose for Type B Decking
This deck serves as the structural substrate of flat and low-slope roofs because of the weight, strength, and economical advantages it offers. Altogether Type B deck provides support for gravity loads between the joists and beams. For convenience and strength, attach this product to open web steel joists, light gauge framing, or structural steel. Type B deck provides a solid work surface on which to install insulation and weatherproofing roof materials.
Additionally, Type B decking is ideal for open ceiling designs and for building mezzanines and canopies. The corrugated underside of this wide-rib deck makes for an attractive dimensional finish. Optional acoustic perforations of Type B decking add sound absorption for noise abatement in applications like foyers and auditoriums.
Furthermore, this low maintenance and high strength roof deck is designed for pitched and flat construction on virtually all types of nonresidential buildings. Known for its lightweight, strong, economical, and easy to install features, Type B deck excels among steel deck choices.
Call Keystar, the Type B decking supplier, for pricing and availability.
Purchase Type B Decking at Keystar
Keystar Industries stocks Type B decking for the construction and commercial roofing industries, along with a variety of deck accessories. This wide-rib roof decking comes in a variety of gauges, and in either galvanized G90 or painted (primed gray) finishes. Keystar, the largest Type B decking supplier in the upper Midwest, has a variety of stock lengths and will cut deck to specified lengths.
Keystar Industries stocks metal deck products in a variety of depths, widths, gauges, and finishes. Deck products include roof deck, composite deck, and form deck. Galvanized provide long-lasting, corrosion resistant decking for roofing and flooring requirements in the construction industry. The most economical finish for metal deck is prime painted grey over bare steel. Typically, this finish provides adequate temporary protection to the base metal of the metal decking during construction.
Additionally, Keystar stocks metal decking that meets required steel deck certification in accordance with the Steel Deck Institute’s (SDI) specification.
Whether the need is immediate for a piece of metal deck to patch a rusted area on a roof, or for a variety of deck types for a new office tower, Keystar can satisfy. We provide immediate service, high quality products, and professionalism. Pick up your product at the warehouse in Eagan, MN, or Keystar will coordinate shipping to your job site. Call 651.256.0008 or email [email protected] for pricing and availability.