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How do you attach joists to a steel beam?
1. placing wood joists on the bottom flange of a steel beam then packing the space between the joists with 2×8 or similar or, 2.fastening a wood member to the flange with bolts at 24 o.c. and fastening the joists to the wood member with joist hangers.
What type of Nailer do you use to support wood framing?
I am using a double 2x P.T. wood nailer to steel beam detail when supporting wood framing on steel. I use a double plate so that common box nails can be used without nailing through to the steel.
How to attach a nailer to a beam flange?
If you are just attaching the nailer for decking only and the beam flange isn’t too thick you may want to consider self-tapping, self-drilling screws with wings. (Simpson TB screws and Hilti has an equivalent product). When I attach like this, I design the attachment for uplift and any diaphragm shears that are transferred through the connection
How to attach wood to a steel I-beam?
How to Attach Wood to a Steel I-beam Step 1. Cut a wooden plank of 2×6 or 2×8 stock to length using a circular saw. Step 2. Measure alternating holes at 12-inch intervals in the I-beam with a tape measure. Mark the points with a pencil. Step 3. Drill 1/4-inch holes with a drill and a metal bit. If …