Mensual archives: May 2021

05/26/2021

New on Our Website: A Steel Joists and Deck Bundle Solution

New on Our Website: A Steel Joists and Deck Bundle Solution

We are happy to announce a new webpage dedicated to our steel joists and deck bundle solution. Canam offers more than one solution for any type of multi-residential, institutional, commercial or industrial building: we are offering you a partnership with an expert in the industry. There are several benefits to buying a joists and deck bundle, and we invite you to visit our…

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05/18/2021

1.5B: A New Steel Deck Profile for Roof and Floor

1.5B: A New Steel Deck Profile for Roof and Floor

Canam is pleased to announce that our current P-3615 and P-3606 steel decks are being replaced by the new 1.5B, a steel deck profile for roof and floor, covering 36 inches (914 millimetres). 1.5B main benefits: Up to 10% capacity and properties increase compared to P-3615 and P-3606. Can be used as a lateral load resisting system (diaphragm action) Provides adequate support for rigid thermal insulation board The new steel deck 1.5B is currently fabricated and available in Ontario only,…

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05/6/2021

New Edition of the Hambro D500 Installation Manual

New Edition of the Hambro D500 Installation Manual

A new edition of the Hambro D500 Installation Manual is now available digitally on the Canam Buildings website. Primarily used by steel erectors, this manual is basically a guide that shows how to install the Hambro D500 composite floor system. Here are the new features:  additional information on spacing for spanner bars, with a 3D and an example; new section: Wire Mesh Installation, including 3Ds; QR code to view our system installation video. Download the Hambro

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05/5/2021

The First Canam Joist Was Fabricated 60 Years Ago

The First Canam Joist Was Fabricated 60 Years Ago

On May 5, 1961, exactly 60 years ago, the first Canam joist was fabricated at the St. Gédéon-de-Beauce plant. Today, fabrication has evolved, but let’s go back to 1961 to learn more about the plant at that time. Working conditions In 1961, about ten seasonal employees worked at the plant. During the first six months, they produced on average 50% of the time. It was not until 1962 that they worked full weeks, and by 1963, Canam…

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