• In the construction industry, the term ‘steel decking’ covers all forms of the profiled steel sheeting commonly used together with concrete and steelwork to create a composite floo

  • When shear stud welding on site, here are five of our top tips to make sure everything runs smoothly.   Ensure your top flanges are unpainted and have no contaminants.   The t

  • Send us your details! To help you get organised for 2021, once again, we have hundreds of wall planners ready to be distributed to our contacts up and down the country. The problem

  • Grab your free SMD Stockyards Helly Hansen Lodge Bag with all order’s over £2,000*! Only until the end of February 2020! Helly Hansen Classic Duffel 50 litre lodge bag. This

  • You may be aware of our TR80+ floor deck profile, an evolution of one of our original decking profiles, an evolution of one of our original decking profiles, but did you know it’s

  • After laying the deck it must be fixed to the supporting steelwork. Powder (shot-fired) or gas actuated, or screw fixings can be used for this depending on the application. Below i

  • We have developed a unique new mobile phone app for architects, designers and engineers. Our ‘SMD Elements® Span Check’ initiative has now been launched. The free-to-download app i

  • Why Composite? The increased performance of composite beams, in stiffness and bending resistance, allows the construction of longer spans and shallower floors when compared to non-