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 sustainable Western Australian plantation 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.
LVL is lighter, stronger and straighter than traditional sawn timber. It’s also manufactured in lengths up to 13.2 metres meaning fewer joins and less wastage. Every piece of Wesbeam LVL is manufactured under strictly-controlled factory conditions guaranteeing consistent performance, uniformity and compliance with all relevant Australian Standards.
LVL is easy to handle and simple to install making it an ideal material for frames and trusses, floor frame construction, stick roofs and tall timber buildings. All Wesbeam LVL is made from sustainable plantation timber.
Welcome! Our website is a great resource for learning about our ever-growing range of products and services. If you’re new to Wesbeam or LVL, you’ll find a wealth of information to get you started here
Wesbeam LVL - the versatility of wood and the strength of steel
Frequently asked questions about using LVL
Wesbeam products can be drilled and routed with ease and used to replace larger timber section sizes, steel or concrete
Installation guides with easy to follow diagrams and checklists are located here
A handy reference guide to cutting service holes in e-joist
Tips for looking after your Wesbeam products
Design criteria driving the performance characteristics of Wesbeam LVL are available for download
Wesbeam is committed to the health and safety of our customers. Safety and Technical information for e-beam and e-joist can be found here