Nordic Lam+
Glued-Laminated Timber (Glulam)

NORDIC LAM+

Nordic Lam+ glued-laminated timber
of architectural appearance grade
consists of small wood laminations
bonded together in parallel using
structural adhesives.

Efficient

An indisputable advantage of Nordic Lam+ is that it can be used to manufacture large-size components and special shapes not found elsewhere in the market. It also features superior mechanical resistance compared to solid sawn lumber. By eliminating all defects, finger-jointing and gluing small wood pieces together, we have achieved a product that is notably strong and uniform.

A cut above

Glued-laminated timber is a quality product with superior strength that incorporates recent improvements in timber quality and processing. Its demonstrated versatility opens the door to a world of new construction designs. The mechanical properties of Nordic Lam+ is 24F-ES/NPG grade meet or exceed those of Canadian-standardized glulam products made from other wood species. Nordic Lam+ also provides an attractive alternative to other glulam products.

Mass Timber

Versatile

Nordic Lam+ products render new architectural designs possible for all types of school, commercial, industrial, infrastructure, institutional, multiresidential, recreational, and residential construction projects. With glulam's superior strength, large-scale and extra-long-span structures become feasible and yield astonishing and complex architectural results that don’t break the bank! Nordic Lam+ has redefined how to use black spruce and opened up a world of design possibilities.

Sustainable

Wood-based construction is more in the vanguard than ever thanks to its appeal as an ecological and sustainable solution. There is no better green choice than Nordic Lam+ for any sustainable building project.

Sustainable Development


Characteristics

  • Uses
    beams and columns, decking, arches
  • Appearance grade
    architectural
  • Stress grades
    see the table below
  • Service conditions
    dry and wet uses
  • Species
    spruce-pine-fir, contains 90% black spruce
  • Widths
    from 38 to 327 mm (1-1/2 to 12-7/8 in.)
  • Depth
    up to 2.4 m (8 ft)
  • Lengths
    up to 24.4 m (80 ft)
  • Larger sizes and custom-made pieces available
  • Warranty against manufacturer’s defects
  • FSC-certified products available

Simple Installation


Appearance Grade

Architectural

Nordic Lam architectural products boast an elegant finish that’s meant to be showcased. These products are generally custom-manufactured for structural projects.

Widths
38, 86, 137, 184, 228, 279 and 327 mm
(1-1/2, 3-3/8, 5-3/8, 7-1/4, 9, 11 and 12-7/8 in.)

Depth*
From 70 to 2400 mm
(2-3/4 to 94-1/2 in.)

Length*
Up to 24.4 m (80 ft)

 

*Larger sizes available upon request


Stress grade
24F-ES/NPG


Documentation

Thickness*
38, 44, 54, 64 and 89 mm
(1-1/2, 1-3/4, 2-1/8, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 in.)

Widths
203, 305 and 406 mm
(8, 12 and 16 in.)

Length
Up to 18.9 m (62 ft)

 

*Larger sizes available upon request


Stress grades
ES11 (except 89 mm thickness in 20F-ES/CPG)


Documentation