Anthony Forest Products Company's fastest growing product line is Power Preserved Glulam® (PPG) beams and columns.
Treated for both above ground (UC3) and ground contact (UC4) retentions, Power Preserved Glulam should be your treated structural member of choice for high strength and long term durability applications.
- 2400Fb - 1.8E - 300Fv SYP glulam industrial appearance
- Three times as strong as #2 PT SYP lumber
- Automatic substitute for treated SCL
- High strength allows for reduction in size of columns or number of pilings and piers
- Listed in AWC's DCA 6- Wood Deck Design Guide
- Two separate warranties for your protection
- Balanced lay-up and zero camber
- No top or bottom
- As environmentally safe as untreated wood
- No swelling or shrinkage of the beam
- Less checking, cupping, or twisting of beam
Power Preserved Glulam®
Power Preserved Column®
Our standard 2400F glulam and Power Column® is offered for shipment from our Arkansas Laminating plant in El Dorado, AR and our Georgia Laminating plant located in Washington, GA. The Power Preserved Glulam beams come in full framing widths and I-Joist compatible (IJC) depths treated for exterior above ground use only. The Power Preserved Column® is treated for ground contact which qualifies for AWPA use categories 4A, 4B and 4C for a severe deterioration zone. Standard sizes of 3 ½", 5 ¼", and 6 ¾" widths are offered in Combination #50 which is #1 dense SYP lumber.
Examples of Brush on Treatments and where to find them...
Tenino Copper Naphthenate = Poles, Inc.
Copper Green = Ace Hardware Stores
Cop-R-Tox = TruValue Hardware Stores
You may also find them at any major paint supply stores.
FEMA Fact Sheet #13 - Wood-Pile-to-Beam Connections
- FEMA produced this series of 31 fact sheets to provide technical guidance and recommendations concerning the construction of coastal residential buildings. The fact sheets present information aimed at improving the performance of buildings subject to flood and wind forces in coastal environments. Photographs and drawings illustrate National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulatory requirements, the proper sitting of coastal buildings, and recommended design and construction practices for building components, including structural connections, the building envelope, and utilities. Many of the fact sheets also include lists of FEMA and other resources that provide more information about the topics discussed. Where appropriate, resources are accompanied by active web links.
FEMA Fact Sheet #8 - Coastal Building Materials