Oriented strand board


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Oriented strand board

(OSB)
A high-strength, structural wood panel formed by binding wood strands with resin in opposing directions. OSB is beneficial in that it uses small-dimension and waste wood for its fiber; however, resin type should be considered for human health impact, and the production process monitored for air-pollutant emissions.
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Younger builders, in fact, prefer oriented strand board, which is made by forming a mixture of wood chips and glue into sheets with intense heat and pressure, Moskovitz said.
Building inspectors look for the APA's trademark stamp for proof of the structural integrity of buildings constructed with oriented strand board.
A series of I-joists are put down across the slab and then large sheets of the oriented strand board are nailed on top.
International Paper has only one plant producing oriented strand board.
The purpose of this report is to present the findings and analysis about the North American Wood Products market, including softwood lumber, oriented strand board (OSB), composite decking and railing, plywood and hardwood lumber.
30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Wood Panels in Thousand Cubic Meters by the following Product Categories/Segments: Oriented Strand Board, Plywood, Particleboard, Medium Density Fiberboard, and Others.
Grant Forest Products in Timmins consumes more than one million-board feet of poplar a year for their oriented strand board plant.
L-P), Portland, Oregon, USA, will be taking 65-70 days of downtime for scheduled maintenance and other projects among 12 of its 15 North American oriented strand board (OSB) facilities.
Two structures were constructed: one with standard, unprotected Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and one constructed with OSB treated with Blazeguard.
9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company today announced that two oriented strand board mills in Canada and one in West Virginia will implement a reduced operating posture due to weak demand, beginning first week of March.
a parent company of Longlac Wood Industries (LWI), is currently evaluating the feasibility of a new softwood facility to manufacture oriented strand board (OSB) in Greenstone's new industrial park.
LP), Portland, Oregon, USA, has reached a definitive agreement with Georgia-Pacific (G-P) to transfer ownership of its Texas and Louisiana plywood mills in exchange for G-P's oriented strand board mill in Woodland, Maine and some additional consideration.