TECHNICAL

TimberLab has been contributing to technical issues with Engineered Timber since our involvement in the original NZ Glulam Standards in 1972. The following up to date, comprehensive library of technical information provides guidance on a large range of issues relating to engineered timber solutions. These include Specifications, Characteristic Performance values, a large suite of technical data sheets & other items.

DESIGN SOFTWARE


This Glulam Design Software has been developed primarily for domestic applications in accordance with NZS3603 "Timber Structures Standard" and with the joint AS/NZS 1328:1998 standard "Glue Laminated Structural Timbers"
 
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DATA SHEETS


The following TimberLab data sheets have been compiled to assist you with your structural timber solution.
Click below to access our comprehensive range of Data Sheets.
 
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FACT SHEETS


The following TimberLab Fact Sheets have been compiled to provide you with information about Glulam & structural timber solutions.
Click below to access our comprehensive range of Fact Sheets.
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SPAN TABLES

 
Just follow this link to calculate your own projects. Create a log in & you’ll be able to create a new project or view / edit saved projects.
If you need any assistance with this, please either phone 64-9-2539349 or email enquiries@timberlab.co.nz We’re always happy to help.
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SPECIFICATIONS


Laminated Timber Structures and Material: All laminated timber members shall be supplied by TimberLab Solutions Ltd of East Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand; licensed manufacturer under Asure Quality, Cert No PMA-09 to Australia and NZ Standard 1328 - Manufacture...
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SUSTAINABILITY


Plantation forests cover 1.8million hectares of New Zealand land area. They provide a healthy oxygen filled environment for many leisure activities.
Because they are harvested on a renewable basis they also provide vast quantities – some 20 million cubic metres of high quality.....
 
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FIRE PERFORMANCE


Laminated Timber is noted for its inherent ability to withstand the effect of fire. It has a superior fire resistance rating when compared to steel.  This makes Glulam structures a safe choice for large public buildings.  Safe evacuation of people is the most important aspect of fire safety.....
 
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HAZARD CLASSES

The long performance of engineered timber structures can be affected by exposure to various environmental hazards. While timber is largely inert to chemical contamination that may cause steel to rust, insect and fungal attack is possible under some conditions.
To protect from these conditions modern treatment methods can...
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FAQ


The following are questions we at TimberLab are often asked by our clients. We hope some of these may assist you in finding the best solutions for your project...
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