Glulam is available in both custom and stock sizes. Prolam pl8 beams are manufactured to the wide range of sizes specified by the prolam pro online specifier which are manufactured to as nzs 1328 and are.
Prolam pl8 glulam products are available in visual and non visual utility grades and are pre cambered to prolam s specific precamber.
Glulam 8. Prolam pl8 glulam products are available in visual and non visual utility grades. Through shrinkage by approximately 1 8 inch as it changes from 12 to 8 percent in equilibrium moisture content. Glulam enercalc version 5 8 non cur glued laminated timber and steel beams x beam next generation glulam 24f v4 rosboro glulam technical enercalc version 5 8 non cur retiredtreated.
Because they are engineered products glued laminated. Prolam pl8 beams are manufactured to the wide range of sizes specified by the prolam pro online specifier which are manufactured to as nzs 1328 and are designed to comply with b1 b2 c and f2 of the nz building code. Rosboro glulam products typically range in net widths from 31 8 to 83 4 although virtually any member width can be custom produced.
Glulam originated in germany around 1900 but didn t make its way to australia until the 1950s. Large glulam members are produced from smaller pieces of stress graded and seasoned timber known as laminates. Glulam falls under the building code category of heavy timber therefore has excellent fire performance.
Typical stock beam widths include. All of the lams are laid parallel to one another and pressed together to produce a beam that is stronger than steel. Typical stock beam widths used in residential construction include.
Available in widths from 2 7 16 to 10 3 4 and depths from 3 1 2 to 28 7 8. 8 thick for southern pine and 11 2 thick for douglas fir and other western species although other thicknesses may also be used. 3 1 8 3 1 2 5 1 8 5 1 2 and 6 3 4 inches.
In designing connections for glulam members it is important to design and detail the connection such that the member s shrinkage is not restrained. Glulam is available in both custom and stock sizes. Un cambered prolam pl8 beams are available to order.
Pre cambered beams are available on request. Stock and custom glulam are available in a range of appearance grades for structural and architectural applications. Stock beams are manufactured in commonly used dimensions and cut to length when the beam is ordered from a distributor or dealer.
Manufactured in commonly used dimensions and cut to length when the beams are ordered from a distributor or dealer. Glulam short for glued laminated timber is an engineered wood product. 3 1 8 3 1 2 5 1 8 5 1 2 and 6 3 4 inches which meet.
Glulam beams columns can be used. Glulam glulam is a stress rated engineered wood beam composed of wood laminations that are bonded together with a structural adhesive. Stock beams are.
If restrained shrinkage of the beam can cause tension perpendicular to grain stresses. It is now used for both structural and decorative applications.