What is roof decking? Steel roof decks are available in a variety of types including narrow rib, intermediate rib, wide rib, and deep rib, and are used to support insulation or lightweight concrete and the waterproof membrane of a roof. Our steel roof deck is used as a foundation for flat steel deck, pitched, and arched roof systems because of their high strength-to-weight ratio of the steel ratio. Metal roof decking products act alone in transferring horizontal and vertical loads into the building frame. These steel roof decks can be left exposed for open ceiling designs or manufactured with added acoustical perforations. Additionally, steel roof decks are known to provide a solid work surface for the installation of insulation, weatherproofing, and roofing materials.
Along with superior customer support, D-MAC Industries proudly supplies the four most commonly used steel roof deck types to architects, steel fabricators, roofing contractors, general contractors, and builders in the United States. With help from D-MAC Industries, you’ll get metal decking materials shipped fast, so your project can save time and minimize budget spend. Learn more about the types of steel roof decks we carry, our steel decking capabilities, and more, below. Contact us today for a quick and easy steel roof deck quote.
Type A Metal Roof Deck
D-MAC Industries provides Type A steel roof decking, a Narrow Rib roof deck. Type A roof deck is a 1 ½” deep structural steel roof deck that supports various types of roofing materials. This specific type of roof deck is best used in conjunction with thinner rigid insulation.
Type A Steel Roof Deck is rarely used for new construction projects. Instead, Type A steel roof decks are often used in repair and re-roof projects. Compared to other types of steel roof deck, Type A has the lowest strength-to-weight ratio.
This type of steel roof deck has a 6” pitch and is available in a 22, 20, or 18 gauge. While metal roof decking can be produced in any material thickness between 16 and 22, special gauging will make the deck much more difficult to source. This type of steel roof deck is available in either a prime painted or galvanized steel decking finish.
Type B Metal Roof Deck
Type B roof deck, also known as Wide Rib Roof Deck, is one of the most commonly used metal roof decking for new construction projects, primarily due to its most efficient 1.5” deep steel roof deck. Type B has the highest strength-to-weight ratio and can carry higher loads and longer spans than both Type A and Type F roof decks.
D-MAC Industries stocks sheets of Type B steel roof deck and can cut them to any length. Type B steel roof decking is available in a variety of gauges including 16, 18, 20, and 22, and comes in either a prime painted or galvanized steel decking finish.
Type F Metal Roof Deck
Characterized as Intermediate Rib Roof Deck, Type F steel roof deck is often needed for repair and re-roof projects. In comparison, Type F roof deck is less efficient than Type B Wide Rib roof deck and carries a lower load capacity than Type B roof deck as well.
You’ll find Type F steel roof decking available in 18, 20, or 22 gauges, and is available in prime painted grey over bare steel, as well as a galvanized finish, which is ideal for government projects and corrosive environments.
Type N Metal Roof Deck
Type N (Deep Wide Rib) roof decking is a 3” deep steel roof deck that’s suited for applications where it is desirable to space the supporting members as far apart as possible. Often used in gymnasiums and other large areas, Type N steel roof deck is perfect for minimizing the number of long span structural members. D-MAC Industries supplies high-quality deep rib steel roof deck in gauges of 16, 18, 20, and 22. If you are not sure which steel roof deck meets your needs, one of our experienced team members will be happy to help you.
Why Choose D-MAC Industries for Steel Roof Decks
D-MAC Industries has extensive experience in the steel roof deck industry, providing unbeatable service and high-quality products. As a premiere steel roof deck provider, we are proud to provide cost-effective designs and unmatched industry knowledge – all of which has helped us build an exceptional reputation over the years.
What sets us apart from other distributors is our experienced and dedicated staff, and our same-day shipping. With D-MAC’s same-day steel decking services, you can meet your deadlines and avoid costly job delays. In fact, 90% of our orders are either picked up or shipped the very same day! With D-MAC, you’ll enjoy getting the products you need when you need them the most.
To assist you with all aspects of your project, D-MAC carries an extensive inventory of steel roof deck accessories like pour stop, ridge and valley plate, roof deck fillers, and end closures. Contact us today and allow our team to help you find the steel roof deck accessories you need to complete any project.
Finding Steel Roof Deck Near Me
D-MAC Industries has 30 same-day steel deck locations to better serve you! With supply locations across the United States, you’re sure to find a warehouse near your next project. From Boston to Miami, Omaha and Houston, we’ve expanded our footprint to help all our customers get steel roof decks delivered the same day to your job site. Check out our locations to see if we have a warehouse near you – the odds are we do!
Which Steel Roof Deck is Right for My Project?
Trying to match an existing steel roof deck? With D-MAC Industries’ steel deck identifier tool, you can find the right steel roof deck for any project! Simply line up the guide to any existing steel roof deck to see which product is right for your project. If at any point you need assistance identifying which steel roof deck is right for your project, our team will be happy to help. We have extensive experience guiding our customers through any decking project, and can make roof deck recommendations that are tailored specifically to your needs.
Get in Touch with D-MAC Industries to Order Steel Roof Deck Shipped Fast
If you need steel roof decking shipped fast, contact the experts at D-MAC Industries! With 30 locations across the nation, D-MAC ensures that you get the materials needed for your job within 24 hours. We offer prompt, reliable same-day deliveries and exceptional customer service. Get in touch with us today by chatting online, or calling us for an immediate quote.