easi-joists® - the easier route to lower costs

“As relative latecomers to the metalweb market around a decade ago, Wolf Systems was able to gauge the performance of conventional metalwebs available at that time, and leaning on its technical knowhow, devise an innovative product that from the outset set out to ‘better the best’ performance-wise.”

easi-joists® are parallel chord trusses using stress-graded timber chords, plated together with Wolf Systems’ patented, precision engineered metal webs – the strongest complete range of metalwebs available on the market.

 

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 “Exhaustive testing enabled us to produce a web with a patented profile that, to this day, continues to give us the edge, right where it matters most – joist span. With increased clear span and load bearing capacity in floor, roof or wall applications and a services-friendly open web construction, easi-joists® offer outstanding performance characteristics.

Independent testing and published ETA values prove our easi-joist webs are significantly better in single web compression than our competitors, for example our WS300 web is 25% stronger and our WS250 is 28% stronger than a comparable web from Mitek, meaning Wolf Systems’ easi-joist manufacturers can produce a higher performing product with less material.

And better performance impacts on all aspects of a project, from ease of design, through to manufacturing savings,” says Paul.

 

Why better performance matters

“Better performing webs provide a simpler, quicker design path, reducing hold-ups and delivering quick results and effective joist designs,” he continues. “In addition, the improved performance can lead to a reduction of the number of webs in a design.

“Being intrinsically stronger, easi-joists® optimise timber volume, thereby significantly reducing supplier costs. You can often use single-ply joists where typically multi-ply would have been necessary, and joist spacing can be maximised to give the most competitive overall floor cost.”

The impact for manufacturers?  “It’s good news, whichever way you look at it,” continues Paul. “Add unrivalled performance to minimised material usage, the need for fewer webs and less timber and you have an automatic advantage when competing for business against competitor systems.”

 

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 easi-joist provides a strong and economical solution for rafer design as well as floors, walls and attics.

 

Fast facts
  • easi-joist® patented metalwebs are certified through European technical approval.
  • Design comparisons show a market leading performance across joist depths.
  • easi-joists® are available in sizes to suit the depth of solid joists and range from 195 to 417 mm.
  • easi-joist® beams are suitable for domestic, commercial or industrial builds.
 

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