Compared to the other 1-1/2” deep roof decks, Type B roof decking produces the most effective combination of strength and price. It has a 36” coverage with an optimal span of 5’ to 12’. So, purchase Type B roof decking from Keystar Industries, the largest metal decking supplier in the upper Midwest. For strong, lightweight, and economical steel deck, order Type B roof decking for low slope roofing.
Purpose for Type B Roof Decking
This deck serves as the structural substrate of flat and low-slope roofs. This is because of the weight, strength, and economical advantages it offers. The Type B deck provides support for gravity loads between the joists and beams. Attach Type B roof decking to open web steel joists, light gauge framing, or structural steel. Type B roof deck provides a solid work surface on which to install insulation and weatherproofing roof materials. The steel Type B roof decking sheets used for roofs and floors provide support for gravity loads between the joists or beams.
Type B roof deck is also ideal for open ceiling designs and for building mezzanines and canopies. The corrugated underside of Type B roof decking makes for an attractive dimensional finish. Optional acoustic perforations of Type B deck add sound absorption for noise abatement in applications like foyers and auditoriums.
The low maintenance and high strength roof deck is designed for pitched and flat construction on virtually all types of commercial buildings. Known for its lightweight, strong, economical, and easy to install features, Type B roof deck excels as a steel deck choice.
Keystar: Type B Roof Decking Supplier
Keystar Industries stocks roof decking for the construction and commercial roofing industries. Also purchase a variety of deck accessories from Keystar. B deck comes in a variety of gauges, either galvanized or painted (primed gray) finishes, and a variety of stock lengths. We will cut deck to specified lengths.
Contact Keystar for pricing and availability for all your steel deck needs: [email protected] 651.256.0008