Anthony 24F Glulam is an economical alternative to LVL and PSL in many standard structural applications where the high strength and stiffness values are not needed. Anthony's Glulam is readily available through stocking dealers. The 3-1/2" and 5-1/2" widths are available which match 2x4 and 2x6 wall framing. The 24F Glulam depths also match all joists, truss, LVL, PSL, and I-joist floor or roof framing. The Anthony 24F Glulam uses only locally available Southern Pine lumber. Each piece is mechanically tested for strength and stiffness.
Dimensional Stability: 24F Glulam is a laminated composite product of high-strength lumber. This randomizes any natural defect so there is greater beam strength and a higher degree of reliability. There is also less likelihood of warping, twisting, checking, cupping or shrinking.
Moisture Control: 24F Glulam consistently averages 12% moisture, which is near equilibrium moisture content.
Building Code Evaluations: Adopted under all major material building codes.
Fire Performance: 24F Glulam falls into the building code category of heavy timber, and therefore has excellent fire performance.
Quality Assurance: 24F Glulam is manufactured in accordance with ANSI/APA A190.1-2010 (Structural Glued Laminated Timber). Plant implemented Total Quality Management, statistical process control procedures and APA – The Engineered Wood Association as our quality assurance program ensure consistent quality and performance in every 24F Glulam.