DECKING DESIGN CENTER
Code compliant mechanical fastening alternative to puddle welding steel deck.
|Hilti’s versatile mechanical fastening system for attaching metal deck to open web steel joist or structural steel provides both a reliable and productive solution. Frame fastening systems consist of powder-actuated fasteners for attaching a wide variety of steel deck profiles to structural steel and bar joists while sidelap fastening systems use screw fasteners or proprietary fastening mechanisms for attachment of steel deck panels to adjacent panels. |
Hilti’s IBC code compliant steel deck fastening systems are superior alternatives to puddle welds that offer advantages to both the decking designer and installer such as PROFIS DF design software for easy fastener and sidelap selection and diaphragm shear calculation, rapid fastener and sidelap screw installation, ability to install fasteners rain or shine and easy fastening inspection. Additionally, our fasteners and screws have been extensively evaluated by third-party testing agencies and hold relevant building code approvals and evaluations including ICC-ES, COLA, FM and UL.