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Here you’ll find all of the support literature behind our products. If you can’t find what you are looking for please give us a call and we’ll sort it out for you.
We have a number of BIM models for our systems, these can be accessed here or via the NBS Source website. What are BIM models? Here the NBS explains what they are and how the future of building design will be influenced: “BIM or Building Information Modelling is a process for creating and managing information …Read More
Below you can find installation videos for a number of our products. Should there be a video guide that you would like to view that you can not see below please get in touch with us and we will arrange to get something across to you. Lewis Deck: For additional Lewis Deck installation videos, …Read More
The individual trade literature for each of our systems are listed below. For all installation guides please visit our “Installation Guides” section in the “Support” section of our website. For all warranty information please visit the “Warranty” section of the “Support” page of our website. Lewis Deck: Lewis Deck Brochure Max4: Max4 leaflet FastSlab Foundation: …Read More
Warranty information will be given out on request. Please contact us on any of our formats and request the information you need regarding any of our products. Standard warranties are provided for the Lacomet, and project specific ones can be supplied for the other systems.Read More
Basic installation guides/ literature for our systems are listed below. Should you require anything more in depth we have the ability to offer on site training. Should this be a requirement for you please get in touch and let us know. Lewis: LEWIS fixing and installation instructions Max4: FastSlab Foundation System: FastSlab Ground Floor System:Read More
Should you wish to speak to us here at CDI-ICM there are a couple of ways of doing this. You can click the “Leave a message” link at the bottom right hand side of your screen, accessing our live support, and one of us will respond to this as soon as we can. Alternatively you …Read More
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Ask CDI a Question
What are the Lewis Deck sheet sizes?A
Q: What sheet sizes are held in stock for delivery within a few days after order? A: We stock 2500mm and 1300mm sheets. These are all 630mm wide and 16mm deep. Deliveries are made via the pallet network directly to site. The smaller sheets are aimed at small bathroom renovation projects and can be supplied in small numbers via TNT. 2.5* and 1.3m sheets allow for the 100mm overlap to occur over a joist, with joist centres being either 300mm, 400mm, 600mm, 800mm*, 1200mm and 2400mm*. (*2.5m sheet only) For larger projects we are able to produce bespoke sheet sizes if required, please get in contact to discuss other options for sheet sizes.Q
Lacomet – How come it has no scrap value?A
Lacomet – How come it has no scrap value? Many of the projects that we get involved in starts with a phone call or email to us from someone researching replacing stolen leadwork. Many of these are old buildings, such as schools or churches, where this isn’t the first time that the lead has been stolen and they call us fed up with having to replace it again full in the knowledge that they will more than likely go through the same problem once more in the near future if they continue to use lead. One of the big benefits that Lacomet FL brings to a project is the fact that it has no scrap value and therefore the chances of it being stolen are massively reduced. Due to the 2 thin aluminium layers, and its five layer total construction, it is of no value to thieves. Lacomet can be recycled but the polyester based coating would need to be de-laminated first and the amount of recovered aluminum is then very low, in fact it would be easier and more profitable to collect empty drinks cans than to mess about stripping Lacomet down. We can also supply stickers that can be placed in strategic locations informing people that what is now on the roof is not lead and that it has no scrap value.
Why don't my Lewis sheets interlock like they do in the video?A
Q: Why don't my sheets interlock like they do in the video? A: The sheets have two sides (one printed, one plain), the dovetails on either side are different widths, it is then necessary to alternate the sheets print up and then print down.Q
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2022 Has Begun and Exhibitions Are, Fingers Crossed, Back To Normal.
21st January 2022
Starting on Friday 28th January, now that COVID has magically disappeared, we are heading back on the road and will be exhibiting for a full year for the first time since 2019. Next Friday sees the first exhibition at the…View All
Lewis Deck Brochure Content
01st January 1970
As part of a joisted floor construction, LEWIS® Dovetailed metaldecking provides a first class solution for ACOUSTICS, FIRE PROTECTION and workswell with UNDERFLOOR HEATING AND COOLING systems.LEWIS® Dovetailed metal decking solutions are used in a range of applications includingrenovations and…View All
We Have New Lewis Deck Installation Videos
13th October 2020
We keep on being asked about how to lay our Lewis Deck system and the previous installation video wasn’t ideal when it came to showing how simple this was. So, in conjunction with the manufacturer of the deck we’ve had…View All
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