I was able to use lvl for every application in the case house. Floor joist spans are approximately equal on each side of beam.
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Lvl beam span calculator. Timberstrand microllam and parallam beams headers. Lvl 2900fb 20e floor beam quick reference tables arried span to use. To fine tune the load carrying potential of a lvl beam just add another ply to the side of a beam.
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Calculate the size needed for a beam girder or header made from no. Beam span is valid for simple span beams and continuous equal span beams. 6 bearing length is required at interior supports except 7 12 bearing is required where bold.
Select the span carried by the beam across the top of the table. Double check yourself with these span charts. For floor joists that are continuous over the beam.
Labor is a factor. 3 bearing length is required at end supports. Parallam beam span calculator.
Versa lam laminated veneer lumber lvl beams and headers eliminate twisting shrinking and splitting and deliver flatter quieter floors and structures. Choose the required center to center span for the beam in the span column. Works with evenly distributed loads only.
It is imperative to design lvl beams to the right size in order to create a safe structural system. Wood beam design and installation considerations weyerhaeuser pin on lvl span chart table microlam beams span tables table design ideas using microlam or lvl laminated veneer lumber microlam beams span tables table design ideas engineered wood products twin cities minneapolis st. Typically lvl comes 1 thick and ranges in depth from 7 up to 18.
Use the span tables below to determine allowable lengths of joists and rafters based on size and standard design loads. Our versa lam lvl is manufactured in either alexandria lena louisiana in eastern united states or in white city oregon for the western united states. Tji i joists tji i joists parallam deck beam sizer by weyerhaeuser nr pany 2 2e deep beam specifier s weyerhaeuser pages 1 8 parallam deck beam sizer by weyerhaeuser nr pany.
Microllam lvl beams weyerhaeuser. Select the correct table for the supported floor joist condition simple or continuous see notes below. It spans long distances.
You can also use the wood beam calculator from the american wood council website to determine maximum rafter and joist lengths. However beam spans are only estimates. Any accurate calculation of beam size must take into account the tributary load area for a beam based on its spacing and the magnitude of load being carried.
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