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timbermanuproductspp8.05 - Manufactured Timber Products...

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DJ Lavery Manufactured Timber Products Glulam – glue laminated timber sections Plywood – thin laminates glued in sheet form Blockboards & laminboards – plys with solid cores Chipboards or particleboards - glued chippings OSB – Orientated strand board Fibreboards – MDF, hardboard, medium board & softboard
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DJ Lavery Manufactured Timber Products Glulam Large section timber in short supply Laminating timber gives required section size & excises defects Made up of individual laminates glued with resin held in clamps Advantages Using strength graded timber means predictable strength to set standards - overcomes variability & reduces defects Improved dimensional stability Range of beams, portals & frames possible Natural ‘aesthetic’ appeal improved by surface treatments
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DJ Lavery Manufactured Timber Products Plywood Thin layers of even thickness stripped off a softened rotating log
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