Engineered Wood Products represent a bold step forward, not only in terms of ease of use, excellent performance, and cost saving characteristics, but in the environmental credentials they offer to specifiers and end users who are increasingly required to prove the eco ratings of the buildings they construct. The performance of Engineered Wood Products can be accurately predicted which means we can fine tune a design so that exactly the right amount of product is employed for any given situation. VERSA-LAM® LVL is part of their Simple Framing System which includes Joists. Information on this product is also available. VERSA-LAM® LVL comprises laminated Southern Yellow Pine veneers. These veneers are bonded together with waterproof structural adhesives with the grain running parallel. Each veneer is 2550mm long, being lap jointed internally and scarf jointed on the face plies.
VERSA-LAM® is an untreated product with a natural durability sufficient to ensure a minimum design life of 60 years when installed in a service Class 1 or 2 environment.