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CEN - PREN 14374

Timber structures - Laminated veneer lumber (LVL) - Requirements

pending
Organization: CEN
Publication Date: 1 May 2016
Status: pending
Page Count: 78
ICS Code (Semi-manufactures of timber): 79.080
ICS Code (Timber structures): 91.080.20
scope:

This European Standard sets out provisions regarding the performance characteristics of structural laminated veneer lumber (LVL) for use in buildings and bridges and non-structural laminated veneer lumber for internal and external applications in construction.

It also lays down procedures for Assessment and Verification of Constancy of Performance of laminated veneer lumber.

This European Standard covers laminated veneer lumber

- made of at least five veneers having a maximum veneer thickness of 6 mm;

- which may comprise crossband veneers;

- which may comprise veneers made from different species;

- being preservative treated or untreated against biological attack or treated to improve the reaction to fire.

This European Standard defines provisions for bonding strength and durability of bonding strength in dry, humid and exterior conditions. It covers structural LVL to be used in all conditions and nonstructural LVL to be used in the respective conditions for which bonding strength tests have been performed.

This European Standard defines strength classes for structural laminated veneer lumber.

Document History

PREN 14374
May 1, 2016
Timber structures - Laminated veneer lumber (LVL) - Requirements
This European Standard sets out provisions regarding the performance characteristics of structural laminated veneer lumber (LVL) for use in buildings and bridges and non-structural laminated veneer...
November 1, 2004
Timber structures - Structural laminated veneer lumber - Requirements
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