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SDS/2: Connection Optimization Provides Significant Savings

Advances in connection design software technology results in streamlined steel fabrication and erection savings between $40 and $75 per ton.

A commonly overlooked area when seeking to reduce fabrication costs, the number of bolts used throughout a structure can present ample opportunity to eliminate expenses and associated labor. T

SDS/2: Reduce Costs During Design

SDS/2 has a savings with each connection, but shows its strength when that saving is applied to all connections throughout a project. Based on this study, a typical structure utilizing SDS/2 connection design on 10,000 members has an average savings of 13 minutes per connection, resulting in an estimated savings of $433,333.