Glulam and laminated veneered timber: Fact sheet no. 4

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This wood for good fact sheet offers readers an introduction to the topic of glulam and laminated veneered lumber.

The sheet covers the properties, specification, standard lengths and widths and the species of both glulam and laminated veneered lumber (LVL).

Contents:

  • Glulam
  • Specification
  • Standard widths
  • Standard lengths
  • Species
  • Laminated veneered lumber (LVL)
  • Specification

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