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1 Creating forest sector solutions Update on Cross Laminated Timber Activities in Canada Ciprian Pirvu September 30, 2010 APA SC on CLT (PRG-320)

2 September 30, Outline Draft CLT Standards Research activities on FPInnovations

3 September 30, Status of Draft CLT Standards Two draft CLT Standards CLT Plant Qualification Standard CLT Product Standard Review of an extended outline Industry Working Group NLGA Task Group on CLT APA/ANSI PRG-320 Committee

4 September 30, Intro of Draft CLT Standards Scope Focus on bondline quality Materials Lumber - NGR No. 2 Adhesives - CSA O Manufacture Range of equipment and CLT lay-up Tests Delamination resistance (core specimens)

5 September 30, Intro of Draft CLT Standards Pre-qualification Small CLT panels Plant qualification Full-size CLT panels Divide panel into zones for delamination sampling and testing Ongoing quality control Test two zones/panel Multi-level sampling (Level I, Level II)

6 September 30, Research Activities on CLT at FPInnovations Series of technical reports on CLT CLT Manufacturing Structural Design of CLT Elements Seismic Performance of CLT Buildings Connections in CLT Buildings Duration of Load and Creep Factors for CLT Vibration Performance of CLT Floors Acoustic Performance of CLT Assemblies Fire Performance of CLT Assemblies Building Envelope Design in CLT Construction Environmental Performance of CLT CLT Handbook (Available early 2011)

7 September 30, Seminar on CLT Organizers: Wood WORKS! BC & FPInnovations Location: Vancouver B.C. Date: Early 2011 Content: FPInnovations technical presentations (fire, seismic, design, connections, durability, vibration, etc.) Presentations on European experience (CLT designers, researchers, builders from Europe)

8 September 30, New FPInnovations Special Publication Cross-Lamination Timber : A Primer European experience with CLT Identifies potential markets in North America Cost competitiveness for CLT in North America Special Publication 52 Available from FPInnovations at:

9 September 30, Acknowledgements


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