Composite concrete slabs consist of profiled steel decking with an in-situ reinforced concrete topping. During concreting, the metal decking supports the weight of the wet concrete and reinforcement, together with the temporary loads of the construction process.
Composite steel decking construction has contributed significantly to the dominance of steel frames in the commercial building sector in the UK. Steel Decking may also be supported off masonry or concrete components and is increasingly being used in the residential sector.
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The main advantages of using steel decking for composite slab construction are:-