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Aerial photo of a 12 acre site in Coventry for which Metal Deck has just won the contract to supply and install steel floor decking

Steel Floor Decking for Industrial Units

Metal Deck, the steel floor decking contractor within Raised Floor Solutions, has been awarded the floor contract for a new £35M development of warehouse and industrial units in Coventry by the main contractor.

Units 1 – 17 Holbrook Lane will provide 254,000 sq ft of industrial space on a 12-acre site just two and a half miles north of Coventry city centre.

The site forms part of a substantial new mixed-use development which will also include new build residential homes from two of the UK’s most prominent volume housebuilders.

Metal Deck has been contracted to supply and install 1352m2 of Kingspan Multideck MD60 0.9mm steel floor decking.

About Kingspan Multideck MD60

MD60 is the most frequently specified trapezoidal steel decking profile on the market offering unpropped spans of up to 4.5 metres. It offers a fire performance of up to 1 hour with a 130mm depth slab.  It’s one of the most efficient concrete-to-steel profiles available using up to 20% less concrete than other steel floor decks.

About Metal Deck Contractors

Metal Deck is an experienced steel decking contractor and the UK’s largest approved supplier and installer of the Kingspan Multideck range of steel floor decking. All five Kingspan profiles are available, offering varying unpropped span widths and load and fire performance ratings.

To view the full range of Kingspan steel decking profiles available from Metal Deck, including technical data such as steel decking profile dimensions and data sheets, visit our steel decking products section.

What is Steel Floor Decking?

Steel decking is a profiled sheet of thin galvanised steel used as formwork in the construction of buildings. It is most commonly used in composite floor construction where it is combined with shear studs and reinforced concrete.

During manufacture, steel floor deck is shaped into a shallow or deep profile (known as ‘dovetail’ or ‘re-entrant’ and ‘trapezoidal’) and marked with indents to improve the bond with concrete.

Steel decking is also known as metal decking, composite floor decking, corrugated steel decking and ‘wrinkly tin’.

Find out more about Steel Decking

Our What is Steel Decking knowledge feature provides a detailed guide to steel decking and it’s use in composite floor systems and multi-storey car park construction.

Contact Metal Deck

For more information on the range of services offered by Metal Deck contractors and by our sister concrete floor contractor division, Metcon, call 01695 555070.

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