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Have you contacted the Steel Deck Institute at:

or The Center for Cold Formed Steel Structures at:


-----Original Message-----
From: Mitchell J. Sklar, MBA, P.E. [mailto:mitchsklar(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 4:54 PM
To: Seaint
Subject: Roof Deck

I would like to know the differences, advantages, and disadvantages of 1
1/2" Wide rib (Type B) versus 3" Type N roof decking. I am not so worried
about the FM requirements but rather the following:

Regional differences between the West Coast versus East Coast?
Labor and Erection Issues? Kick out issues? Joists at 10'-11' on center?
Cost, Availability?


Mitchell J. Sklar, PE
fax 413-383-1615