rim board

rim joist, rim board

A piece of wood, around the perimeter of a wood frame, to which the ends of floor joists are attached.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In a statement released by the Welsh Rugby Union, RIM board member Mark Lambourne said: "The ticket sales are currently tracking, with over 12,000 sold to date, and it is still well over a month until Wales and South Africa meet at the RFK Stadium in Washington DC.
The RIM board of directors now comprises Reed representatives Steven Cole (as Chairman) and Chris Reed, and MRL representatives Chris Ellison and Bruce Goulds.
The biennial publication includes recommendations for floor, wall, and roof construction, with specifications for glulams, I-joists, wood structural panels, rim board, and a new section on structural composite lumber, which provides descriptions for laminated veneer lumber (LVL), parallel strand lumber (PSL), laminated strand lumber (LSL), and oriented strand lumber (OSL).
Now we use 1 3/4-inch-thick LVL instead of 1-inch-thick rim board. By doing so, you need 20% fewer fasteners, and it's a better way to build."--S.F.
The automated rim board plant located on company property is engaged in partnerships with other local forest operations.
* LP Rim Board reduces the need for on-site ripping and offers a reliable way to finish off floor and roof installations
Several key individuals were instrumental in the center's creation, including Fred Nader, RIM Board of Directors; Steve Hinderer, interim chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; and Edward Nieshoff, director, SCI Clinical Research.
Throughout all of the test configurations, care was taken to make sure that the only part of the specimen at the ledger end to bear on the reaction support would be the rim board, and not any of the other components.
Voyageur Panel manufactures a wood product called rim board that is subsequently shipped to Manitou Forest Products for further processing.
The floor diaphragm was intended to be typical construction and consisted of plywood sheathing, I-joists, oriented strand lumber rim board, Douglas-fir sill plates, and LVL blocking.