This not only increases costs, but now you have to go through the very tedious process of cutting, re-welding, cleaning, and painting the new part of the project. Due to the modular design of T-slot aluminum, you only have to order the extra part together with the hardware, hold it by tightening some connectors and it is ready for use. Lower labor costs, and thus lower total costs, corresponding to a better result and a faster completion time of the project. The highest costs are not in all materials, it is mainly the installation costs. These initial costs may be unattractive to owners of buildings on a tight budget, but it is important to assess potential savings throughout the building’s lifecycle.
Builders have used high-quality metal and traditional wooden plugs to frame loaded walls for the past 100 years. Costs, ease of construction, availability of skilled labor, and design restrictions generally determine whether a builder uses metal or wooden plugs. In this publication, we discuss the benefits and problems with metal bolts and wooden bolts in commercial and residential construction. Aluminum Framing also discussed how using insulated concrete molds provides a superior alternative to metal and wood bolts for framing …Metal Studs Vs Wood Studs Framing Read More