Depths range from 7 to 18 matching standard i joist depths.
What is a laminated beam.
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Timber technologies glue laminated beams are superior in all strength characteristics to solid sawn lumber and pound for pound stronger than steel.
Our versa lam lvl is manufactured in either alexandria lena louisiana in eastern united states or in white city oregon for the western united states.
Having the grain of all veneers run in the same longitudinal direction results in a product that is strong when edge loaded as a beam or face loaded as a plank.
Laminated beams like the ones in this kitchen can support large spaces without the need for intermediate columns or posts.
These tables are provided as a guideline.
You can find stock glulam that is available in commonly used dimensions and cut to length when the beam is ordered.
Boises laminated veneer lumber lvl is a product that uses multiple layers of thin wood assembled with adhesives.
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Versa lam laminated veneer lumber lvl beams and headers eliminate twisting shrinking and splitting and deliver flatter quieter floors and structures.
Lvl offers several advantages over typical milled lumber.
Made in a factory under controlled specifications it is stronger straighter and more uniform.
1 1 4 inch 1 1 1 2 inch 14 1 3 4 inch 103 5 1 4 inch 6.
Aitc capacity tables provide the uniformly distributed load that a glued laminated timber beam can support based on beam size span and material properties.
Our titan timber beams resist checking and twisting and are job site ready with one piece construction and more cost efficient than lvl and psl.
It is also relatively easy to find stick glulam beams available in i joist compatible depths.
Table specifications are provided with each table indicating conditions and assumptions used to calculate the loads.
Laminated veneer lumber lvl is manufactured by bonding layers of wood veneers together under heat and pressure using a waterproof adhesive.
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Most stock beams widths for residential construction include 3 1 8 3 1 2 5 1 8 5 1 2 and 6 3 4 inches.
Pressure treated glulam beam 3 actual thickness.
Glue laminated glulam beams.
Anthony power beam apb is a relative newcomer to the structural beam market positioned to compete with lvl and parallam.