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Wow! I just got a fax from a guy at a lumber yard who states that 19/32" OSB
is 2.3 lbs/sf. That's quite a bit more than the 1.56 I would have originally
estimated from the previous comments.

Bill


-----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 11:26 AM
Subject: RE: OSB Sheathing


>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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