LVL - Laminated Veneer Lumber - comparable in strength to steel and concrete with all the flexibility and environmental benefits of wood
Wesbeam’s LVL is a lightweight, high-strength building material engineered from renewable and sustainably sourced Western Australian timbers. Our range of LVL products are designed to span further and weigh less to optimise efficiency in design and construction.
Wesbeam’s Design Centre offers an engineering and design service in the use of Wesbeam and other complementary products for residential, multi-residential and commercial structures
Over 85% of Australian detached houses are constructed using lightweight timber framing.
Tall Timber Building Systems [TTBS] provides a range of engineered wood based solutions for commercial and multi-residential structures
Readily available and lightweight for its strength. Strong, sustainable and carbon capturing, wood is the greatest renewable resource
Wesbeam is Australia’s only LVL manufacturer and distributor - with a world class factory in Perth and next day delivery from Wesbeam distribution centres.
Connections are key to a strong e-joist floor frame. Use our simple guides to help.
A floor frame is a series of connections separated by joists and beams. Use the guides below to get it right the first time.
Connection of floor joists to internal loadbearing walls.
Web stiffener installation.
Connection of floor joists to timber beams.
Connection of floor joists to steel beams.
Connection of floor joists to brick or concrete block walls.
Cantilevered floor joists supporting load bearing wall frame over.
Cantilevered floor joists supporting balcony only.
Connection of floor joists to external walls.