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Title: Chapter 2: Manufacturing Cross-laminated timber manufacturing

Source: In: CLT handbook: cross-laminated timber / edited by Erol Karacabeyli, Brad Douglas. -- U. S. ed. 2013; 34 p.

Author(s)Yeh, Borjen; Kretschmann, Dave; Wang, Brad (Jianhe)

Publication Year: 2013  View PDF »

Category: Book Chapter
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4714-1B

Abstract: Cross-laminated timber ( CLT) is defined as a prefabricated solid engineered wood product made of at least three orthogonally bonded layers of solid-sawn lumber or structural composite lumber (SCL) that are laminated by gluing oflongitudinal and transverse layers with structural adhesives to form a solid rectangular-shaped, straight, and plane timber intended for roof, floor, or wall applications (see Figure 1). While this engineered wood product has been used in Europe for over 15 years, the production of CLT and design of CLT structural systems have just begun in North America with some manufacturers currently being in production or in the process of product qualification.

Keywords: Cross Laminated Timber, Manufacturing, Requirements, Qualification and Quality Assurance

Publication Review Process: Formally Refereed

File size: 17,093 kb(s)

Date posted: 08/04/2014

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RITS Product ID: 68120
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Kretschmann, David E.
Research General Engineer
  

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