What does B deck mean?

What is B-Deck? B Deck is the most commonly used structural metal decking. It’s 1.5” deep and 36” wide and it’s available as a non-composite roof deck or a composite floor deck. B Deck is a non-composite roof deck only, meaning it is a smooth metal decking.

What is Type B decking?

Type B Deck is the most common structural metal decking in the industry. It is an ideal structural substrate on short to medium span conditions that range from three feet to ten feet in distance. B Deck is lightweight, strong, economical, and easy to install. The panel in the image below is 1.5” deep and 36” wide.

How wide is B decking?

Type B Roof Deck is 1.5″ deep. Also known as wide rib, this structural metal roof deck provides a support surface for various types of roofing materials. 1.5″ B deck’s wider rib profile allows for more insulation to be installed.

What does B deck weigh?

B Deck Gauges 22 Gauge is the lightest, weighing 1.9 pounds per square foot. 16 gauge is the heaviest, weighing 3.5 pounds per square foot.

What is steel B deck?

B Deck is by far the most commonly used roof deck for new construction projects. This is due to the fact that B deck is the most efficient 1.5” deep steel roof deck section. Compared to Type A roof decks and Type F roof decks, Type B metal roof decks have the highest strength-to-weight ratio.

What are the three types of decks?

Wraparound Deck. A wraparound deck is like an old-fashioned wraparound porch. Multi-Tier Deck. A multi-tier deck, or two-story deck, is the perfect choice if you have a large property, or if your property changes in elevation. Attached Deck. Detached Deck. Rooftop/Over Garage Deck.