I-joist

I-joist

A structural steel member having a cross section that resembles the capital letter I.
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EACOM Timber Corporation operates sawmills in Ear Falls, Nairn Centre, Timmins, Gogama and Elk Lake, and is a partner in an engineered I-joist plant in Sault Ste.
of Montreal, it owns and operates an I-joist manufacturing plant in Sault Ste.
The composite action of double-T floor specimens using I-joist framing and 18-mm (23/32-in.
The firm is currently undergoing a rapid expansion programme to extend its manufacturing capacity, with a focus on bringing new innovations to market including the design and manufacture of I-Joist floors and decks.
He is a member of ASTM Committees D05, D14 and D07, and has served as Chairman of the AWC Subcommittee on the Fire Performance of Wood, the AWC Wood Design Standards Committee and the Wood I-Joist Manufacturers Association.
Features of the two-story, 2600 square foot house include a pier foundation (suited to the site), 9-1/2 inch I-joist framing with blown-in cellulose insulation, four inches of rigid foam insulation on the outside, Passivhaus certified low-e windows, a mini-split heat pump instead of a furnace or central air conditioner, a standing seam metal roof, sustainably forested wooden floors, solar panels on the roof, and LED lighting,
An engineered I-joist is not as resistant to mold and water as dimensional lumber such as a 2 x 10 joist or rafter.
Unlike with standard walls, the tie plate on the front and back walls must be beveled to provide a flat spot for the I-joist rafters to rest on.
Instead, Booze chose to use TJIs, an engineered wood I-joist.
Aside from about 200 workers at Willamette's Portland headquarters who were laid off after the acquisition, merger-related job cuts in Oregon prior to Friday's announcement had been largely confined to the closing of a mill in Bend and closure of the I-joist plant in Woodburn.
The program can check the adequacy of a wood beam, wood I-joist or column for a load application.
NORTH AMERICAN lumber and structural wood panel production is expected to decline slightly in 2001, while wood I-joist and laminated veneer lumber output will continue to rise, according to a joint five-years market forecast by APA--The Engineered Wood Assn.