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Examining the shear strength of the glue lines in glued laminated timber
With a soaring global population and continuous depletion of resources, wood and engineered wood products will change the way we carry out conventional construction. Conventional building materials such as concrete and ...
A review of engineered wood products in Canada
Engineered wood products, such as Glulam, Laminated Veneer Lumber, Oriented Strand lumber and Cross Laminated Timber, are increasingly being utilized for construction purposes both domestically and abroad. Mass timber ...
Comparison of Carbon Footprints: Mass Timer Buildings vs Steels – A Literature Review
Sustainability and innovation are key components in the fight against climate change. Mass timber buildings have been gaining popularity due to the renewable nature of timber. Although research comparing mass timber ...
Cross laminated timber (CLT) future potential in Ontario compared with BC and Quebec
Cross Laminated Timber is a relatively new timber product in Canada with a bright future The product is an advancement that is allowing the industry to create products for larger structures and more specifically taller ...
Exploring physical and mechanical properties of OSB and underutilized species to be used in the Glulam industry
Glulam lumber is a great building alternative to steel for its strength, aesthetics, and ecofriendly nature. Most of the Glulam produced in North America is made from Spruce, Pine, or Fir (SPF) species due to their ...
Mechanical properties of underutilized species in Northwestern Ontario
Increasing the utilization of available wood supply is becoming more important in sustaining market demand and developing future opportunities for Ontario’s wood products in the growing bioeconomy. The objective of this ...