Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...

Return to index: [Subject] [Thread] [Date] [Author]

RE: Plywood and OSB

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
I have tested some OSB in place after exposure to rain (stained). It was 20%
less than the OSB on site and not stained. Other than the staining, there
was no visual evidence that it would have less strength. I often wonder
about the wood I joists that use a similar product.

It seems so common for a house, at some time in its life, to be exposed to
water. Roof, wash machine, kitchen sink, or just old plumbing.

David Merrick

******* ****** ******* ******** ******* ******* ******* ***
*   Read list FAQ at:
*   This email was sent to you via Structural Engineers 
*   Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) server. To 
*   subscribe (no fee) or UnSubscribe, please go to:
*   Questions to seaint-ad(--nospam--at) Remember, any email you 
*   send to the list is public domain and may be re-posted 
*   without your permission. Make sure you visit our web 
*   site at: 
******* ****** ****** ****** ******* ****** ****** ********