e-batten

Engineered LVL roof battens to support metal sheeting.

Supplied in the one length of 6.3m, e-battens are designed for 900mm rafter spacing to reduce wastage of material and time. e-battens are fully engineered to perform consistently. They are designed to support roof sheeting under dynamic and static loads.

Features of e-batten

Application

  • Floors
  • Roofs
  • Walls
  • Formwork

Treatment Level

  • Internal
  • External
  • Max Length 6.3
  • Max DIM 65 x 35 mm

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Overview

Features:

  1. Engineered straightness and consistence performance
  2. Termite-treated and guaranteed for 25 years against termite strength when used South of the Tropic of Capricorn
  3. Arrised corners for safer, handling
  4. Manufactured in lengths of 6.3m to align with truss and rafter spacing
  5. Manufactured from 100% plantation timbers
  6. Fully supported by e-house software
  7. Manufactured in Australia by a wholly-owned Australian company
  8. Wesbeam has full Chain of Custody aligned with the Responsible Wood (RW) Certification Scheme and Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)
Available Sizes

e-batten size (mm x mm)e-batten weight (kg/m)Wind LocationRafter Spacing (mm)Max. e-batten spacing (continuous member)(mm)Max. Over-hang (mm)
35 x 651.5N1, N2900900 (nail fixings)
1200 (screw fixing)
350
350
 N3, N4900800 (edge area)
900 (general area)
300
300
Sheet root manufacturer's specifications may require smaller batten spacings than listed in the table.
Installation and Maintenance

Installation

  • e-battens should only be walked on at support points

  • Bearing lengths at end and internal supports for continuous members shall not be less than 35mm
  • Fixings of e-batten to Roof Rafters (refer to e-batten installation guide)

N1 and N2 Wind Locations

  • Sheet roof areas within 1.2m of all edges – use Type 17 Roof Screws only
  • General sheet roof areas – use Type 17 Roof Screws or 2/75mm long x 3.75ø deformed shank nails

N3 and N4 Wind Locations

  • All sheet roof areas – use Type 17 Roof Screws only

Storage

  • Store on level bearers at maximus 1800mm centres well clear of the ground and cover to keep dry and avoid ventilation.