Wide Rib Deck
Compared to the other 1-1/2” deep roof decks, wide rib deck produces the most effective combination of strength and price. B deck has a 36” coverage with an optimal span of 5’ to 12’. For economical steel roof deck, order wide rib deck from Keystar.
Purpose for Wide Rib Deck
This deck serves as the structural substrate of flat and low-slope roofs because of the weight, strength, and economical advantages it offers. Altogether the B deck provides support for gravity loads between the joists and beams. For convenience and strength, wide rib deck is attached to open web steel joists, light gauge framing, or structural steel. This steel deck provides a solid work surface on which to install insulation and weatherproofing roof materials.
Additionally, B deck is ideal for open ceiling designs and for building mezzanines and canopies. The corrugated underside of wide rib deck makes for an attractive dimensional finish. Optional acoustic perforations of B deck add sound absorption for noise abatement in applications like foyers and auditoriums.
Most importantly the 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, it excels among steel deck choices.
For pricing and availability, call Keystar, the largest wide rib deck supplier in the upper Midwest.
Keystar: The Metal Deck Supplier
Keystar Industries stocks Type B decking for the construction and commercial roofing industries, along with a variety of deck accessories. Wide rib decking comes in a variety of gauges, and in either galvanized or painted (primed gray) finishes. Keystar, the largest wide rib deck supplier in the upper Midwest, has a variety of stock lengths and will cut deck to specified lengths.
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.