Based on the installation of 394 swaged fittings (various PYPLOK® sizes and material) on the USS Harry W. Hill (DD-986); pre-installation estimate.

Cost Comparison Swaging 394 PYPLOK® Fittings

Conventional Welded Method New PYPLOK® Method
Material Costs $3,096 $11,657
Installation Labour $23,832 $2,992
Inspection Labour
(x-ray vs. PYPLOK® Gauge)
$15,880 $1,056
Total Labour and Material $42,808 $15,705

 

Actual Installation Cost (In US Dollars)

Man Hours Labour Cost Material Cost Total Cost
Welded 992,8 $39,712 $3,096 $42,808
PYPLOK® 101.2 $2,992 $11,657 $15,705
Difference (891.6) ($35,664) $8,561 ($27,103)
Total Savings *890 Man Hours 89% Labour Savings Material Costs
are higher
65% Overall
savings for shipyard

 

Cost

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