Steelwork Bearing Details
Slabs can be formed with either reduced ends or a notched end to allow the slab to sit on the shelf angle. The void between the unit and the steel beam is then filled with C25/30 grade concrete by the main contractor to tie the components together. The nominal bearing length is
75mm on steel work.
the floor depth
To provide lateral restraint to the steel beam and to meet sound/fire requirements it is necessary to fill the void between the hollowcore unit and the steel beam with C25/30 grade concrete.