Prior to the binding process, the binding surfaces of the six plies that were to comprise a laminated beam
were either soap water washed, incised, or untreated.
Weyerhaeuser, struggling with a weak timber market, also will close-its Canadian white pine sawmill and particle board plant at Vancouver, British Columbia, and a sawmill, wood-fiber cement plant and laminated beam
plant at Durango, Mexico.
High delamination would occur when such plies were compressed into laminated beams
. Therefore, the aged surface layers and decayed wood may not be reusable and should be removed from the materials for lumber, timber, or laminated beam
Besides the two sawmills, Anthony Forest Products owns two laminated beam
plants in El Dorado and Washington, Ga., and two chip mills in Plain Dealing, La., and Troup, Texas.
In 1991 Willamette acquired three laminated beam
plants from Bohemia Inc., making Willamette the largest U.S.
Figure 3 illustrates the shear stair and delamination samples that were cut from a laminated beam
This arrangement differed from the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standard D2559-04 (ASTM 2004), which mandates that the direction of the annular growth rings should alternate from ply to ply within the laminated beam
when viewed on end (ASTM 2004).
Last month, Weyerhaeuser sold its 100-employee laminated beam
plant in Vaughn, near Veneta, to Rosboro Lumber Co.
plant in Vaughn and hopes to keep as many of the workers on board as possible, Rosboro spokesman Jim Enright said.
The forest products company has a laminated beam
plant in Vaughn, a small community near Veneta.
First, Lee replaced the original bearing wall and sliding glass doors with a 6- by 16-inch laminated beam
(indicated by-lighter gray line in plan above right).
For a simply supported glued laminated beam
reinforced with GFRP under our consideration, subjected to impact load (Fig.