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cmmphish 08-24-2012 12:20 PM

sheetmetal duct
I am going to make a run of 14x10 duct in 4 foot sections. To join the section i see where the normal process is to use s and drive cleats. forming the bends for the drive cleats will be difficult for me. I want to know if i can put it together with s cleats and run screws in the cleats to hold it together instead of use drive cleats. thx

bobelectric 08-24-2012 12:48 PM

Not accepted practice. Slips and drives. Pittsburgh slips!

DannyT 08-24-2012 04:10 PM

buy duct work with the bends already on it??
you can buy a bender pretty cheap

cmmphish 08-24-2012 11:17 PM

thx i didnt know the folding tool existed. that will solve my problem

hvac instructor 08-26-2012 08:26 AM

folding tool has 2 sides. 3/8 and 1/2 inch. use the 3/8 side

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