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AliDeck Aluminium Decking Joists

Fire-Rated Aluminium Decking Joists for Balconies, Terraces, and Walkways

The AliDeck System is a comprehensive range of aluminium decking system solutions, designed for use on steel or concrete inset balconies but also ideal for use in any decking application, such as terraces or on walkways. Constructed from T6 6063 grade aluminium and manufactured in the UK, AliDeck decking joists are non-combustible and fire-rated A2-s1, d0 and A1 when supplied uncoated in mill-finish so are fully compliant with all fire performance requirements in Building Regulations.

AliDeck decking joists provide unrivalled versatility, with multiple options to suit all requirements

Supa Joist can span up to 3500mm while the highly popular Low Joist spans up to 1200mm, and even up to 1500mm when installed on its side!

The complete range also includes, our light-weight and cost-effective Lite Joist, a highly versatile joist offering multiple install options whilst spanning a respectable 800mm while our ultra-low-profile Micro Joist spans 300mm while delivering a build-up of only 20mm.

To meet the ever-changing demands of building innovation and regulation, we have recently designed and launched Eco 50 and Eco 30 joists, which provide significant cost savings and quick hassle-free installation, achieving spans of 1000mm (Eco 50) and 600mm (Eco 30).

We are proud to offer a 30-year warranty with a life expectancy of at least 60 years on our whole range to give our customers total peace-of-mind

To find out more about AliDeck aluminium decking joists, please read on or call our team on 01622 534 044

AliDeck Decking Joists Specification

  • Fire resistant: A2-s1, d0 and A2fl-s1. A1 fire rating when mill finish.
  • Coating thickness – 60-80 microns
  • Impact test – with an energy of 2.5Km to ensure that the coating adheres to the substrate to EN ISO 6272 / ASTM D2794
  • Bend test – on 5mm mandrel to ensure adhesion after bending to EN ISO 1519
  • Machu Test (accelerated corrosion test) – in a solution made up of sodium chloride acetic acid and hydrogen peroxide at 37 degrees C Duration 48 hours
  • Qualicoat 2.4.1. – cross hatch cuts are made at 2mm spacings with one being at 90 degrees to the other cut, tape is the applied left for 2 minutes and removed to check for adhesion of paint (EN ISO 2409 2013)
  • Qualicoat 2.18 – sawing and drilling test to ensure no flaking after cutting (using sharp tools)
  • Acid salt spray test – ISO 9227
  • EN ISO 3231 – Resistance to humid atmospheres containing Sulphur Dioxide
  • EN ISO 11341 – Accelerated weathering test
  • EN ISO 20810 – Natural weathering test (Florida Test) (Carried out on Powder Type)
  • EN ISO 12206-1 – Resistance to mortar (Carried out on powder type)
  • EN ISO 6270 – 2 – Constant climate condensation water test

The joists are constructed completely from 100% aluminium (6063 T6 grade), up to 67% of which has been recycled to make these joists eco-friendly and much better for the environment.

Due to the fact that all AliDeck products are Aluminium and finished using the 7 stage Qualicoat system when powder coated, little or no maintenance is required.

AliDeck Joists are supplied with a 30 year warranty against splitting, cracking, warping, splintering, rotting, twisting and material or manufacturing defects. It has a minimum 60 year life expectancy.

The joists are coloured using the Qualicoat powder coating finish. Qualicoat is a quality label organisation committed to maintaining and promoting the quality of coating on aluminium and its alloys for architectural applications. Also available in mill finish.

AliDeck Joists are available in our full range of standard colours. Please refer to our Standard Colour Range datasheet for colour options. Non-standard colours are available on request as special orders, but may affect cost and lead-time. The Joists can be supplied non-coated/mill finish to achieve A1 fire rating.

AliDeck RAL Colour Swatch
What are the new Eco 30 and Eco 50 joists?2023-10-03T09:48:48+01:00

The Eco 30 and Eco 50 are new additions to the AliDeck aluminium decking system. They are specifically designed for installations that require low build-up and long spans, respectively.

Watch the videos below to take a closer look:

How do these new joists fit into the existing AliDeck range?2023-10-02T14:58:06+01:00

These new joists complement the existing range by offering more options for different project requirements. They are designed to work seamlessly with AliDeck decking boards, joists, and pedestals.

What are the key features of the Eco 30 joist?2023-10-02T14:58:27+01:00

The Eco 30 joist has a 30mm profile height and a maximum recommended span of 600mm. It is lightweight, cost-effective, and easy to install.

What are the key features of the Eco 50 joist?2023-10-02T14:58:18+01:00

The Eco 50 joist has a 50mm profile height and a maximum recommended span of 1000mm. It offers multiple fixing options and is designed for quick and easy installation.

What are the benefits of using Eco 30 and Eco 50 joists over traditional materials like timber?2023-10-02T14:58:50+01:00

These joists are fire-rated, low maintenance, and recyclable. They also offer increased span capabilities compared to timber or composite materials.

What types of projects are best suited for the Eco 30 and Eco 50 joists?2023-10-02T14:19:39+01:00

The Eco 30 is ideal for projects requiring low build-up heights, such as terraces and walkways. The Eco 50 is designed for installations requiring long spans, making it suitable for balconies and terrace areas.

What is the maximum span for each of these joists?2023-10-02T14:35:33+01:00

The Eco 30 has a maximum recommended span of 600mm, while the Eco 50 can span up to 1000mm.

What are the dimensions and weight of the Eco 30 and Eco 50 joists?2023-10-02T14:59:56+01:00

The Eco 30 has dimensions of 30mm (depth) x 80mm (width) and weighs 1.187 KG/lm. The Eco 50 has dimensions of 50mm (depth) x 80mm (width) and weighs 1.576 KG/lm.

How do these joists contribute to cost savings?2023-10-03T08:47:24+01:00

Both joists are value-engineered to provide cost-effective solutions. Their lightweight nature and easy installation process also contribute to labour savings.

Are these joists fire-rated?2023-10-02T14:38:20+01:00

Yes, both the Eco 30 and Eco 50 joists are fire-rated A2-s1, d0 and A2fl-s1. A1 when mill finish.

What is the warranty and expected lifespan for these joists?2023-10-02T14:39:17+01:00

Both joists come with a 30-year product warranty and have an expected lifespan of 60 years.

Are the Eco 30 and Eco 50 joists recyclable?2023-10-02T14:40:47+01:00

Yes, both joists are made from 67% recycled content and are fully recyclable.

How do I install these joists?2023-10-02T14:59:24+01:00

These joists are designed for quick and easy installation and are compatible with AliDeck adjustable pedestals.

Can these joists be used with AliDeck adjustable pedestals?2023-10-02T14:43:02+01:00

Yes, both the Eco 30 and Eco 50 are designed to work in conjunction with AliDeck adjustable pedestals.

Are these joists available in different finishes?2023-10-02T14:43:55+01:00

Both joists are available in either a PPC (Polyester Powder Coating) or in mill finish, depending on your project requirements.

What is the loading capacity for the Eco 30 and Eco 50 joists?2023-10-02T14:45:04+01:00

Both joists can handle a 4kN loading between pedestals.

Are these joists compatible with all AliDeck decking boards?2023-10-02T14:45:54+01:00

Yes, these joists are designed to work with the entire range of AliDeck decking boards.

What is the recycled content in these joists?2023-10-02T14:47:24+01:00

Both joists contain 67% recycled content.

What are the maintenance requirements for these joists?2023-10-02T14:48:19+01:00

Being made of aluminium, these joists are low maintenance and stable in all weather conditions.

Can these joists be custom-cut to specific lengths?2023-10-02T15:14:30+01:00

The joists are available in 6m lengths as standard, but you may need to consult with AliDeck for custom lengths.

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