Presentation on theme: "Oriented Strand Lumber"— Presentation transcript:
1 Oriented Strand Lumber TimberStrandParallamEllis Uses long strands of wood Wide variety of dimensions possible Parallam, 2.3mx1cm softwood veneers - high-end structural uses TimberStrand, 30cmx2cm hardwood flakes - window frames, door stock, wall studs
2 Parallam®Elements: Strips of wooden veneer (1/8-1/10” thick, 1/2” wide, up to 8’ long)Product Width up to 12 inches Dimensions: Depth up to 21 inchesLength up to 66 feetApplications: Beams, columns, headers
29 Roof Trusses small dimension, short lengths of wood combined to produce large-sized, long length support members held together with truss plates often custom-designed using MSR lumber pitch-chord or parallel-chord
31 Cross-Laminated Timber More technical content and images on CLTLaminations of selected dimensional lumber.Each adjacent layer is oriented with grain perpendicular.Analagous to plywood made from solid wood rather than veneer.