Fire Rated Floor Assemblies for Steel Framed Construction

As a non-combustible material, steel will not contribute in its own right to the spread of fire, reducing the fire risk to occupants, firefighters and property/business owners. But of course the correct choice of materials, design and implementation of fire rated floor assemblies is equally critical in steel framed buildings.Read More…

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Mid-rise subflooring: 5 reasons to specify Plycem SX20/20 on your next project

With demand for mid-rise buildings continuing to rise across the US and Canada, building professionals are working to meet this demand with innovative solutions which balance value with performance. In this challenging market, Plycem SX20/20™ has established itself as a leading solution, specified and installed on thousands of mid-rises across the US and Canada.Read More…

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CemDeck or Versaroc? Choosing the best structural cement board for your application

Both CemDeck and Versaroc are widely used as decking, so perhaps it’s not surprising that one of the questions we get asked most frequently is which is the best structural cement board for this – and other – applications.

Inevitably, the short answer is that there isn’t a short answer!Read More…

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