Laminated veneer lumber


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Laminated veneer lumber

Engineered wood product in which wood veneers are glued together in thick sections for use as beams or other structural members. LVL is stronger, straighter, and less prone to warping or shrinkage than conventional lumber and does not require the destruction of mature trees.
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Roseburg makes a range of products, including softwood and hardwood plywood, particle board, medium density fiberboard and engineered wood products, such as laminated veneer lumber and I-joists.
Calculation models of pressure and position of laminated veneer lumber on molds during pressing.
In the heart of Oregon's Willamette Valley, another mill has retooled itself to turn small timber into specialty and commodity products, particularly structural engineered items such as laminated veneer lumber.
Market development depends on product types, including OSB, glulam, and laminated veneer lumber (LVL), which account for approximately 60 percent of the total EW market.
The factory will be the "most technologically advanced manufacturing facility of its kind in the world," and be equipped with the world's highest capacity continuous laminated veneer lumber press, said Steve Killgore, senior vice president of Roseburg's solid wood business.
Selected mechanical properties of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) prepared from Turkish beech (Fagus orientalis L.
s $50-million capital investment in a proposed laminated veneer lumber manufacturing mill is helping to take the sting out of the Ontario government's June announcement that Atikokan's 20-year-old coal-fired generating station is slated for closure in 2007.
These goods include laminated veneer lumber and products made from it such as wood I beams, glulam beams, oriented standboard, and similar panel products.
4) In fact, now some younger trees are made into alternatives to solid timber, such as laminated veneer lumber (LVL) which is made of sheets peeled from relatively thin logs using the normal rotary process.
An LVL, which stands for laminated veneer lumber, is even more compact than a glu-lam.