Roof Deck 3″ Type NS
Roof deck is essentially the structural component of the roof to transfer the load to the supports – typically steel joists or beams.
- This lists the main functions of roof deck:
- Encloses Building from Wind
- Provides Fire Resistance as Part of UL Assembly
- Structural Base of Roof Membrane
- Resists Dead, Snow, Roof Live, Seismic and Wind Loads
- Transfers Wind and Seismic Loads to Vertical Components of Lateral Force Resisting Systems through Diaphragm Action
- Roof Deck Not Intended to Be Watertight in Any Circumstance!!
3” Type N:
- "N" deck is generally known as "deep rib" deck
- Sidelaps may be flat adjustable or button punchable
- The deeper profile allows it to span longer distances or carry more load.
- 3” deep
- Comes in 24” coverage
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