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sir,

please Explain the procedure what is the methodology involved in closing  a small deck slab opening of size 1.5m , what are the materials involved and construction procedure briefly

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Dear Sufiyan

You can choose either of following ways:

1- Casting concrete slab as a cop covering the opening if no problem of thickness exists.
2- Making use of a steel sheet instead of concrete slab.
3- Crushing the existing concrete slab and making use of extra reinforcement with efficient overlap and casting concrete.
4- installing of steel profiles using bolted plates and casting concrete on steel beems to make a composite system.

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BEH

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