Laminated strand lumber


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Laminated strand lumber

Engineered wood product developed in the 1980s in which wood strands are glued together and pressed into forms using steam injection. The strength and stability of LSL falls between that of conventional lumber and laminated veneer lumber (LVL).
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I'm happy to report that TimberStrand laminated strand lumber has continued to show steady improvement for the past several months," he said.
Construction started earlier this year on what will become the company's third laminated strand lumber mill and the largest of its kind in the world.
An exploratory study was conducted to establish toughness properties for several structural composite lumber (SCL) materials including laminated veneer lumber (LVL), parallel strand lumber (PSL), and laminated strand lumber (LSL).
Materials involved in the study included laminated strand lumber (LSL) and laminated veneer lumber (LVL).
The new plant, under construction near Hazard, KY, will manufacture TimberStrand(R) laminated strand lumber.
This transaction is intended to allow TJ International management to focus on the rapid growth of its engineered lumber business and the continued work toward making its most promising technology, TimberStrand(R) laminated strand lumber, a commercial success.
We have received approval from the Board (of directors) to build the Trus Joist TimberStrand Laminated Strand Lumber plant in Kenora, which is a $250-million project, and we have some other kraft pulp mill enhancement projects worth another $20 million or so," Maksymetz says.
The primary products include Microllam(R) laminated veneer lumber, Timberstrand(R) laminated strand lumber, and the TJI(R) Marriage/Ridge Beam.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) (NYSE:LPX) today celebrated the grand opening of its Houlton, Maine, Laminated Strand Lumber (LSL) facility.
This study investigated the effects of fire retardant chemical treatment on the physical and mechanical properties of commercial laminated strand lumber (LSL).
The Company also reported significant progress in product acceptance, sales and profitability of its new technology products, particularly for its TimberStrand(R) laminated strand lumber.
They manufacture engineered lumber products such as the Silent Floor(R) joist and TimberStrand(R) laminated strand lumber (LSL) for beams, columns and wall studs.