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Open Joist™Open Joist™ vs. Other Floor Framing Products

Here's an "at-a-glance" comparison of Open Joist™ to other products currently used for floor system framing. Only Open Joist offers all features and cost savings.

Floor Framing Products – A Comparison Chart
Dimension Lumber Wooden
Steel-Plated Floor Truss Open Joist

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Long Spans X X X
Open Web Design X X
Field-Trimmable X X X
Available from Stock X X X
Wide Nailing Surface X X X
Minimal Shrinkage X X X
No Waste X X
Individually Tested X
Stock Product Fire Approved X X