See Data Sheet - A proven and elegant option that has become a mark of success in combining the best in appearance and economy. Cross lapped panels are factory glued to achieve the knee joint for these portal frames. The build-up of interlocking rafter and column panels means that the column section is wider than the rafter. Many school halls, churches, homes and factories have benefited from the clean angular lines of Angle Knee Portals.
TimberLab Glulam timber beams are load-bearing structural members for roofs, floors and other construction situations, e.g. bridges, posts, etc. Glulam uses stress rated, seasoned and selected timbers - usually Radiata Pine or Douglas Fir. In TimberLab’s unique system each single piece of timber is graded to ensure the design values are met.
The process of manufacture is carefully controlled requiring conformance to internationally recognised standards; TimberLab is certified under third party inspection to manufacture Glulam to ASNZS: 1328. TimberLab’s plant is regularly inspected to ensure ongoing compliance.
Laminated Timber is also noted for its inherent ability to withstand the effect of fire. It has a superior fire resistance rating when compared to steel.