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RE: Cutting GLB's
- To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
- Subject: RE: Cutting GLB's
- From: Mark Pemberton <Mark.Pemberton(--nospam--at)lbdg.com>
- Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 14:16:18 -0700
I would look into special ordering a
GLB without the middle "junk" layers. Exposing these layers to flexural
tension would not be a good thing.
He is proposing to cut a long tapering arch, say
8' long, by only 6" in height. We will add to the beam size to provide
whatever additional strength would be required.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, September 09, 2002 11:28
Subject: RE: Cutting GLB's
Though I can't seem to find mine, AITC publishes a laminating
specification which should give you what you are looking
The best wood is put in the tension zones, the good wood in
the compression zones, and the "junk" is put in the
Regardless, are you comfortable with removing a portion of a
structural glu lam beam? Holes or notches
should be omitted or kept to a minimum.
Dave Nuttall, P.E.
Green Bay, WI
I believe they are DF No. 2. Double check with APA.
David Topete, PE
Walnut Creek, CA
Pat Clark wrote:
Does anyone know how to find out the
strengths of the internal plies of a 24f-v4 DF GLB? I have a
client that wants to arch cut the bottom of a structural
Pat Clark, P.E.
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