stressed-skin panel

stressed-skin panel

A panel composed of a core which is faced on both sides with plywood or another suitable sheet material, providing strength for the complete assembly.
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The most advanced commercial builders experimenting with new materials like stressed-skin panels often suggest or even create useful innovations that manufacturers subsequently adopt.
In structural wood applications, glued splice joints have been used in prefabricated components such as trusses, wood I-joists, and stressed-skin panels.
And while Benson has worked out details for running wires through stressed-skin panels and creating chases for other components, they always involve the subs who will be doing the work.