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Fire testing completed on Lindapter decking fixings

Lindapter’s extensive range of decking fixings have now been independently fire tested by BRE Global. The company said in order to provide specifiers with …

AD 401: Appropriate anchorage of parallel decking

Where profiled steel decking is parallel to the supporting beam, BS EN 1994-1-1:2004 (incorporating corrigenda April 2009) allows the shear resistance of a …

Dynamic response calculator available now

New design software that allows designers to make an immediate assessment of the dynamic response of a floor solution is now available at …

Scottish academy starts with steel

Forming part of the ongoing hub Scotland initiative, a new steel-framed secondary school is being delivered in the Fife town of Anstruther. Working on behalf …

Design of composite beams with a reduced level of shear connection

Dr Graham Couchman considers SCI’s new publication P405 Minimum degree of shear connection rules for UK construction to Eurocode 4. Background Developments …

Bespoke construction for upmarket site

Situated on the corner of two renowned central London streets, a new retail and office development is set to be a sought after address. Mayfair in central …

Decking manufacturers reach the standard

SCI Senior Engineer Andy Smith explains how decking manufacturers ensure their products comply with the relevant standard. Characteristic resistances from …

SCI assessed awarded to deck properties

Structural properties of the TR60+ and TR80+ profiled steel sheeting products from Structural Metal Decks (SMD) are the latest addition to the list of products …

AD 344: Levellling techniques for composite floors

The purpose of this Advisory Desk note is to highlight to designers the importance of considering potential levelling techniques of composite floor slabs in …

News in Brief: January 2010

Leighs Paints has announced changes to the loadings of all of its cellulosic range of intumescent coatings which now incorporate multi temperature assessments …

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