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Agreed. As a check, I reviewed the OSB weights indicated in TrusJoist
MacMillan's catalog. The unit weights for the various thicknesses are almost
identical to those indicated by the OSB publication.

Charlie

> ----------
> From: 	Bill Allen, S.E.[SMTP:billallen(--nospam--at)earthlink.net]
> Reply To: 	seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Sent: 	Friday, May 01, 1998 10:08 AM
> To: 	seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Subject: 	Re: OSB Sheathing
> 
> Based on the tables I have, 1/2" plywood weighs 1.5 lbs/square foot (I
> have
> had this chart for so long, I don't know the source).
> 
> For 1/2" OSB at 53 lbs/sheet, this comes to 1.66 lbs./square foot or about
> 10% greater.
> 
> Do you agree with this in general? It kind of makes sense with the glue,
> chips, etc.
> 
> Regards,
> Bill Allen
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Canitz, Charles F NAB02 <Charles.F.Canitz(--nospam--at)nab02.usace.army.mil>
> To: 'seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org' <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>
> Date: Friday, May 01, 1998 10:00 AM
> Subject: RE: OSB Sheathing
> 
> 
> >Per the OSB's "OSB In Wood Frame Construction", the approximate weights
> for
> >40 pcf density 4'x8' panels of varying thicknesses are as follows:
> >
> >1/4"        27 lbs
> >5/16"      33 lbs
> >3/8"       40 lbs
> >7/16"     47 lbs
> >15/32"   50 lbs
> >1/2"       53 lbs
> >19/32"   63 lbs
> >5/8"       67 lbs
> >23/32"    77 lbs
> >3/4"       80 lbs
> >1 1/8"    120 lbs
> >
> >
> >Charlie Canitz, PE
> >USACE Baltimore District
> >
> >> ----------
> >> From: Bill Allen, S.E.[SMTP:billallen(--nospam--at)earthlink.net]
> >> Reply To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> >> Sent: Friday, May 01, 1998 9:42 AM
> >> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> >> Subject: OSB Sheathing
> >>
> >> Does anyone have the weight for various thickness of OSB sheathing?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Bill Allen
> >>
> >>
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