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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35E rated 1 3/4" laminated strand lumber was shipped from the mill on June 4.
SCL materials tested included laminated veneer lumber (LVL), parallel strand lumber (PSL), and laminated strand lumber (LSL).
TJM is looking into changing lumber used in laminated strand lumber products from aspen to poplar; using OSB, instead of microlams, for the web on I-joists; and making I-joist flanges out of laminated strand lumber instead of LVL.
The plant will make the company's TimberStrand(R) laminated strand lumber (LSL) for structural framing and industrial applications.
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.
This study investigated the effects of fire retardant chemical treatment on the physical and mechanical properties of commercial laminated strand lumber (LSL).
Newer engineered wood products (laminated veneer lumber [LVL] and laminated strand lumber [LSL]) were used by only 1 percent of respondents.
This rule would affect new and existing plants that make plywood, veneer, particleboard, OSB, hardboard, fiberboard, MDF, laminated strand lumber, LVL, wood I-joists, and glulam beams, and that are major sources of hazardous air pollutants, i.
In addition, the survey data suggested that large firms were more likely than small firms to try new substitute products, particularly finger-jointed lumber, structural insulated panels, and LVL, as well as newer engineered wood products such as parallel strand lumber and laminated strand lumber.
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).