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Re: Pitched Tapered Glu-Lam

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You are correct.  I should have used the word 'brittle' mode of failure - not
'catastrophic'.
I too haven't seen a failure that resulted in the beam falling down.  Sorry if I
gave that impression.

Lew Midlam,  PE
http://www.lcm.com
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Bdpooley(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

> <..snip..>



> However, I disagree with the statement that it is a catastrophic failure.