DGI STRUCTURAL GLULAM BEAMS
DGI Glulam Beams are ideal to use where strength and aesthetics give a structural or architectural advantage. Used in domestic and commercial applications for roof and floor structures, posts, curved beams and staircase components.
DGI Glulam Beams are manufactured to Australian Standard AS/NZS 1328 – 1998 Glued Laminated Structural Timber and under strict industry third party Glued Laminated Timber Associations of Australia (GLTAA) quality controls to ensure a product that performs to stipulated requirements.
DGI Glulam Beams are:
Strong: Having a strength to weight advantage over steel.
Stable: Superior stability compared to any solid timber. Being strips of solid timber kiln dried to 10-12% moisture content. They will not cup, bow, twist or spring !
Fire Resistant: In larger cross sections the charred outer layer will protect the core from fire by restricting the oxygen supply. By maintaining structural integrity, glulam beams allow fireman to enter burning structures. Steel beams only retain about 10% of its strength at 750oC.
Anti-corrosive: High resistance to corrosive effects reduces the cost and complexity of building maintenance.
Easy to use: Can be sawn, drilled and nailed using standard carpenters tools.
Diverse in size and length: Cross section size up to 600mm deep and 12m long.
Versatile in strength: Abundant choice of GL13, GL17, GL18, Preservative Treated Glulam.
Multi Shapes: While they come in standard 600M camber; straight, curved and double curved structural members can be produced.
GL13C – Oregon
GL13C – Radiata Pine
GL13S – Radita Pine LOSP H3 Pink Primed
GL18C – Tasmanian Oak Standard ‘B’ Grades
GL18C – Tasmanian Oak Select ‘A’ Grades
GL17C – Slash Pine
GL17C – LOSP H3 Treated Slash Pine
* DGI Sydney stock some ranges in various sizes and lengths.