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Type of Wall Criteria



Traditional Fluted Deck – Stuffed & SprayedTraditional Flat Substrate – Caulked

Top Track – Material & Installation





Spray Proofing – Material & Installation

Deck Plugs

Caulk – Material & Installation

Total Installation cost



BlazeFrame® – Fire Stop Deflection Track

Material


Installation




Deck Plugs


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Estimated Savings with BlazeFrame®




Notes

Top Track cost per foot

Average cost of deep leg deflection track (no slots) - varies per market. Contractor must enter respective market / product pricing.

Hourly Labor Rate

Productivity and labor rates vary per contractor / per market.

Bucket Cost (5 gal)

Costs vary per market / per application - fields modified at the users discretion.

Preformed Plug (36 in)

Standard (not oversized) mineral wool insulation cost per plug. Costs vary per market - fields may be modified at the users discretion.

Spray rework

Estimation of reapplying caulk over areas where spray application has not fully covered or has been damaged.

Spray rework

Estimation of reapplying caulk over areas where caulk has not fully covered or has been damaged. Rework costs for fire caulk should be considered and adjusted accordingly.

BlazeFrame cost per foot

DL2 (deep leg + tape both sides) - 3-5/8" standard contractor pricing. Prices vary depending on width / BlazeFrame component / Tape requirements, etc. Contractor to enter respective market pricing for the component they require.

Oversized Plug (36 in)

Oversized Mineral Wool Insulation cost per plug (industry average) may vary per market.

Preformed Strip (36 in)

Costs, sizes, and thickness required vary per market and deflection - fields may be modified at the users discretion.

Joint Height (in)

Joint height varies depending on brand, type of caulk and amount of movement required. Caulks are not very elastic and therefore require a larger installed gap than BlazeFrame. This example is of a 3/4" installed gap.

Spray Width

Width of band sprayed covering flutes and required overlap onto deck and wall sheathing.

Applied Thickness

Check on manufacturer requirements for applied thickness based on hourly rating of joint.

Tube 20 oz Cost (ea)

Costs vary per market / per movement required / per joint size - fields modified at the users discretion.