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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Lay this way up for reduced warping using two galvanised nails, screws or deck clips at every joist.
A more attractive, but time consuming alternative to nailing or screwing fasteners through the top of the surfacing is to use deck clips that allow the surface to be fastened without exposed nails or screws.
The other news in materials is hidden fasteners -- deck clips, metal brackets, and biscuit joiners--available at home improvement centers.
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.
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.