Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) inspections and QC CHECKLIST
Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) is manufactured from specially selected eucalyptpus and pine veneers. State-of-the-art manufacturing technology, coupled with a rigid quality control program, assures a precise veneer lay-up and provides for proper distribution of the natural characteristics in wood, further assurance of LVL structural integrity.
An alternate product to large sawn beams, • Great stability; steel beams and long-span trusses; • Nails easily; • Standard thickness: 1 3/4 “; • Glues easily with • Standard lengths, 8′ through 60′. In billets minimum preparation; or specified widths. Precision end trimmed lengths available; • High load capacity; • Long spans; solid lumber stress values, for precise design and improved applications; • Appearance (visual application); • Easily worked with conventional tools; • Easy handling, lightweight; • Assured structural properties , the product of choice for all of your residential, commercial and industrial construction applications.
. ADVANTAGES • Always edge sealed and paper-wrapped • Product guarantee; for storage, unless mentioned; • Full technical support.
FACTORED RESISTANCES (JOIST AND BEAM)
Factored resistance in bending Mr (lb-ft)
Factored resistance in shear Vr (lb)
Moment of inertia (po4
SPECIFIED STRENGTHS AND MOE psi
Modulus of elasticity
Tension parallel to grain
Compression perpendicular to grain
Compression parallel to grain