span rating

span rating

The distance that a building panel spans between supports.
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LP ([R] ) FlameBlock ([R] )panels now available in 7/16 Category panels with a 24/16 span rating
In fact, this new concept in wood replacement products is very easy to use as it is 25 percent lighter than other lumber composite products, and requires no special installation instructions , LifeTime Lumber 2"x 6" inch boards in a deck application have a joist span rating of 24 inches, so there is less material and time spent in construction.
AC174 is the Acceptance Criteria for Deck Board Span Ratings and Guardrail Systems as determined by ICC Evaluation Service, Inc.
Our commercial grade decking is sustainable, ultra low maintenance, offers commercial span ratings, is resistant to mold, mildew and staining and available in a broad pallet of colors that do not require painting or staining.