Glue Assembled Sawn Lumber
Glue Assembled Sawn Lumber is not Glulam according to the CSA when the laminations are vertical, as Glulam laminations are horizontal.
off site manufacturing
on site assembly
SPF, SYP, DFir, Hem Fir, Alaskan Cedar
Glue Assembled Sawn Lumber is approved in the CSA
Configurations can be similar to Nail Laminated Timber as shown below
Adhesives conform to the CSA or APA
Procedures for glue assembled sawn lumber is similar to CSA and APA
It is considered to be Heavy Timber and some customers prefer the glue assembled over nailing.
.1 Submit shop drawings in accordance with Engineer specifications,
.2 Shop drawings are to be submitted in PDF format.
.3 Connections and details, joint patterns, material specifications, and finishes,including an erection layout.
.4 Clearly indicate stress grade, service grade, appearance grade, shop applied finishes, shop and erection details, temporary intermediate supports of composite NLT panels, panel orientation, including cuts, holes, fastenings
and connection hardware and camber.
.5 If requested by the Consultant, submit connection design calculations, stamped by the Engineer responsible for the design.
.6 Each shop drawing and calculation submitted shall bear stamp of a qualified Professional Engineer licensed in the Province of Ontario.
.7 In lieu of grade stamping lumber exposed to view, submit manufacturer's certificate certifying that wood products meet or exceed specified requirements