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PunchLok II

PunchLok II System

Vulcraft PunchLok® II System

Vulcraft PunchLok® II roofing and decking system is an easy, low-cost way to install steel roof decks. The PunchLok® II System not only has the highest diaphragm shear, but it also provides the building’s owner with incredible value by minimizing steel deck attachments and reducing steel deck gage.


Vulcraft’s PunchLok® II System gets the job done right. 


• Works with all common steel deck profiles: 1.5PLB, 3.0PLN, 1.5PLVI 2.0PLVLI, & 3.0PLVLI
• Pneumatic PunchLok® II tool creates the VSC2 crimp connection
• The PunchLok® II system provides a positive, permanent VSC2 sidelap attachment for steel deck
• The VSC2 seam attachments are easily verified through visual inspection

 

 

 

 

 

PunchLok® II System Brings Value to Your Project

Low Shear < 500 plf

Deck Gage Weld to Supports Sidelaps Shear Punchlok® II System Value
# per Span Type (plf)
B 22 36/7 6 #10 screws 495 • Same gage of steel deck
• Fewer sidelap connections
• Eliminates 11,000 welds per 100,000 sf
PLB 22 36/4 2 VSC2 479

500 plf < Modest Shear < 1000 plf

Deck Gage Weld to Supports Sidelaps Shear PunchLok® II System Value
# per Span Type (plf)
B 18 36/7 7 #10 screws 842 • 22 ga PLB saves 52 tons of steel per 100,000 sf
• Fewer sidelap connections
• Eliminates 11,000 welds per 100,000 sf
PLB 22 36/4 6 VSC2 856

High Shear > 1000 plf

Deck Gage Weld to Supports Sidelaps Shear PunchLok® II System Value
# per Span Type (plf)
B 18 36/7 10 Weld 1214 Comparable number of sidelap connections
• 20 ga PLB saves 18 tons of steel per 100,000 sf
• Eliminates 66,000 welds per 100,000 sf
PLB 20 36/4 7 VSC2 1259
               

 

This information can also be found on page 10 of the Febuary 2018 version of the Vulcraft Steel Roof and Floor Deck Manual. 

The PunchLok II tool is manufactured by Verco Decking, Inc., a Nucor Company.


Use in accordance with user manual, product guidelines and appropriate safety measures.
 

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