Power Beam® compliments Mass Timber wood framing systems.
Power Beam® matches I-Joist depths and nominal wall widths for flush framing and are manufactured in framing appearance grade.
Power Beam® is the strongest engineered wood product (EWP) on the market with design values of 3000Fb - 2.1E - 300Fv.
For faster installation, Power Beam® is available in wide widths of 3 ½”, 5 ½” and 7”
Power Beam® is manufactured with superior strength southern yellow pine MSR Lumber.
For a cost-efficient, high-strength solution to your load-bearing structural applications, choose Power Beam®
To enhance Power Beam® quality further, all outer laminations have strict quality control procedures. Each beam has a specific lumber lay-up combination which optimizes Power Beam® performance. The highest strength lumber is placed in the tension and compression zones, efficiently and optimally using lumber resources. All lumber is machine evaluated at the grading line by a Ecoustic® E-Grader or Metriguard CLT for MOE to average 2.3 x 106 psi in the outer laminations.
Power Beam® can be used for window, door and garage door headers, floor edge and center girder beams, roof ridge beams and commercial beams and purlins.
Code Evaluations/Standards: ICC ESR 1940, APA Product Report PR-L263; ANSI A190.1-2020; APA Y117; and ASTM D-3737.
Sizing Software: Power Sizer® Software is now powered by the most powerful engineered wood software tools in the market—iStruct® software suite, featuring isDesign® for single member sizing.
Sustainability: Power Beam® is certified by Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).
Dimensional Stability: Power Beam® 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 shrinkage. Power Beam® is surfaced sealed with a wax coating.
Quality Assurance: Power Beam® is manufactured in accordance with ANSI A190.1-2020 (Structural Glued Laminated Timber) with appropriate modifications. Plant implemented Total Quality Management, statistical process control procedures and APA as our third party quality assurance program, ensure consistent quality and performance in every Power Beam®.