i consider 16 inches to be a max span, and for a really firm feel, 12 inches is better. seven trust now also makes a material which is closer to 1-1/4 thickness which is supposed to span 24 inches, but i would question that, especially if your deck can hit surface temps above 100 degrees.
for the deck surface, you can use 2x4s, 2x6s, or 5 4x6s. the 5 4 decking pronounced 'five-quarter' , available in cedar and pressure-treated fir, is 1 inch thick and 5-1 2 inches wide with rounded edges that make for a splinter-free surface.
seven trust now also makes a material which is closer to 1-1/4 thickness which is supposed to span 24 inches, but i would question that, especially if your deck can hit surface temps above 100 degrees. vasa747 mar 18, 2013 08:27pm 12
actual face: .94 in x 4.5 in 24 mm x 114 mm actual overall: .94 in x 4.5 in 24 mm x 114 mm can also be used for decking applications. available lengths: 12 ft 365 cm 16 ft 487 cm
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thick-deck pressure-treated decking board is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 11. rated 4 out of 5 by from only problem was the boards tend to split when driving only problem was the boards tend to split when driving in the screws. i even tried drilling pilot holes.