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Conformance to

 

CSA 0122-06,

CAN/CSA 086-09 

CSA 0112.9-10

CSA 0112.10-08

CSA 0141-05 (R2009)

CSA 0177-06 (2015)

CHBDC   go to    www.bridgedecks.ca

 

Preparing for 

ANSI PR 320-2015 

WOOD MEETS CODE
Advanced technology and modern building codes are expanding the opportunities for wood in construction.
WOOD COSTS LESS

Wood products offer advantages in terms of material, construction and environmental costs.

WOOD IS RENEWABLE

Wood is a renewable and responsible choice that helps reduce our environmental footprint.

Technical Specification

BubbleDeck panels are suitable for use in all building types especially open floor designs such as condos, apartments, commercial, educational, hospitals and other institutional buildings. 

Experience has shown that the most cost effective application of the technology is with semi-precast panels. On most projects this approach eliminates over 95% of expensive formwork compared with traditional concrete structures. 

BubbleDeck has developed a slab edge technique that eliminates virtually all edge formwork and incorporates an integral safety rail and allows accurate setting of building envelope anchors (precast anchors, curtain wall pockets, and threaded inserts to attach brick ledgers). Using this approach no worker is exposed to a work site situation normally requiring fall arrest around the building edge. 

The size of the panels is tailored to each project to minimize the number of panels, therefore reducing overall cost; however larger panel size is generally limited by local transportation and site crane capacity. 

 

 Geometry Parameters and Spans


Slab Thickness
(in)
Steel (in2/ft) Span (ft)** Span Data Low Span Data High Moment Strength Data Low Moment Strength Data High
9 0.15 - 0.5 10 16 22 6 22.4
11 0.18 - 0.54 20   29½ 7 30
13.5 0.22 - 0.59 30   36½ 16 42
15.5 0.26 - 0.64 40   44 22 53
18 0.29 - 0.69 50   51½ 30 68
20 0.31 - 0.82 60   59½ 34 90
24 0.42 - 0.96 70 58 68 39 127

** Spans Guide for preliminary project planning. Contact BubbleDeck for Project Specific information. 

 

 

 

Thermal resistance

Type Finished Thickness
[mm]
BubbleDeck
Thermal Resistance
[m2k/W]
Solid Slab
Thermal Resistance
[m2k/W]
Difference
BD230 230 0.1546 0.1111 39%
BD280 280 0.1847 0.1375 34%
BD340 340 0.2102 0.1659 27%
BD390 390 0.2325 0.1905 22%
BD450 450 0.2583 0.2205 17%