deck clip

deck clip

1. A metal fastening device used to attach roof-deck material to a structural frame.
2. An H-shaped metal piece used between adjacent sheets of plywood decking to limit uneven deflections.
3. Any device used to fasten thermal insulation to a roof-deck.
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B-CLP2 Softwood Deck Clip is constructed of heavy gauge stainless steel with a black oxide coating making it suitable for harsh or coastal environments.
Metal deck clips secure the 1-by-6 decking to pressure-treated girders, leaving the surface unmarred by nails; only an existing pineapple guava tree pokes through it.
The other news in materials is hidden fasteners -- deck clips, metal brackets, and biscuit joiners--available at home improvement centers.
Lay this way up for reduced warping using two galvanised nails, screws or deck clips at every joist.