Could you crimp it or use a button punch?
Conrad Guymon, P.E.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Jordan" <MattJ(--nospam--at)crjarch.com>
Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 10:22 AM
Subject: RE: seaint Digest for 29 Mar 2001
> greetings list members,
> a question regarding metal deck roofs. We are looking at upgrading a
> building in zone 4, tilt-up with metal deck roof. Bld. will be re-roofed,
> propose to add top seam welds (decrease existing spacing) to increase
> diaphragm capacity. Building is occupied by paper storage and owner is
> concerned about spark "showers" when welding. Question is, is it possible
> add screws in lieu of welds to increase capacity. It is old profile deck
> I think there is not enough lap for screws but not sure. Any suggestions?
> Matt Jordan SE