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Ductware Productivity Calculator - Gripnail Weldpins

Find out how much money you can save by automating your insulation fastening process.

Enter your information for each section and then click ‘Calculate’.

Your current fastener costs Help
How much do you pay for 1000 Insulation CD Weld Pins? A$

Enter the price, in Australian dollars, you typically pay for a pack of 1000 CD Weld Pins from your current supplier.

How much do you pay for 1000 Speed Clips? A$
Enter the price, in Australian dollars, you typically pay for a pack of 1000 Speed Clips from your current supplier
Your current insulation fastening method
How many pins do you use to fix one square metre of insulation?

Enter the number of CD Weld Pins you normally use to fasten 1 square metre of insulation to the sheet metal of the duct.

This would usually be about 6, but it depends on the air velocity the ductwork must accomodate.

Time it takes to weld a pin to the sheet metal
Seconds

Enter the approximate time in seconds that it takes you to weld a single pin to the sheet metal duct.

The calculation will factor up each time to account for the number of pins you entered in the previous field. We’ve timed it at 6 seconds, so you can use this value if you don’t know.

Time it takes to lay and pierce 1 square metre of insulation blanket over all the pins.
Seconds

Enter the approximate time in seconds that it takes you to lay a square metre of insulation over all the pins that you would have welded in place.

Time it takes to affix a single speed clip to a pin Seconds

Enter the approximate time in seconds that it takes you to affix a single speed clip to a pin once the insulation has been affixed. The calculation will factor up each time to account for the number of pins you entered in the previous field.

We’ve timed it at 4 seconds, so you can use this value if you dont know.

Your labour costs
Enter the rate you pay the person who does the insulation fixing

A$

Select the pay period that suits you. The calculator will convert the dollar amount you enter into a ’labour cost per second’ value. Select the pay period that suits you and then enter how much you pay the person who normally insulates your ducts.

Gripnail Weld Pins
Select the pin length of the Gripnail Weld pin you would most likely use.

Select the pin length you would most likely use. This will depend on the thickness of the insulation you typically use. Select 28.4 mm if you don’t know.This selection determines the price per Gripnail Weld pin and impacts the cost of materials used in the calculation.

We’ve used list pricing in the calculation. If you qualify for quantity discounts then the cost savings associated with the Gripnail Weld Pin system will be even greater.