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hyCHORD
Description

hyCHORD is ideal for truss chords in high load applications where strength and predictable deflection performance are paramount. Incorporated into major nail plate manufacturers truss design software, hyCHORD is easy to design in trusses.

Key Features
  • Predicted deflection performance for a more uniform finish with ceiling linings
  • Minimise joints and wastage — lengths available up to 7.2 metres
  • Straight, true, strong, lightweight and dimensionally stable
  • Veneers are bonded together using type 'A' (marine) bond, known for long-term durability in structural applications
  • Readily available and stocked H1.2 treated using a glue line and surface spray treatment to the requirements of NZS 3640
  • Untreated and H3.1 LOSP treated product available made to order subject to minimum volumes and lead times, Contact Furturebuild LVL for further information
  • Each piece is branded for ease of identification
  • Stringent quality control — EWPAA certified
  • Manufactured from sustainably-grown New Zealand plantation pine
  • Available FSC CoC Certified on request (Certificate Number: SCS-COC-001319)
  • Declare Red List free
  • Residential Span Tables available
  • Supported by technical support and software from Futurebuild LVL
Categories
Structural Timber
FSC Certified
FSC Certified
NZ Made
NZ Made
Red List Material Free
Red List Material Free
Scope of Use

hyCHORD is primarily specified as roof truss chords, but can also be used for lintels, rafters, purlins, floor joists, wall studs or other members where smaller section sizes are required

  • Readily available and stocked H1.2 treated using a glue line and surface spray treatment to the requirements of NZS 3640
  • Untreated and H3.1 LOSP treated product available made to order subject to minimum volumes and lead times, Contact Furturebuild LVL for further information
  • Residential Span Tables available
  • Supported by technical support and software from Futurebuild LVL
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Solid Futurebuild LVL products are manufactured in accordance with AS/NZ 4357, Structural Laminated Veneer Lumber.  Characteristic Properties are determined in accordance with AS/NZS 4063.2:2010 and so comply with the provisions of the New Zealand Building Code through clause 2.3 for engineering design in accordance with NZS3603:1993 Timber Structures Standard.

Futurebuild LVL is committed to manufacturing innovative engineered building products. For quality assurance the Futurebuild range is manufactured with independent audit processes and product certification.

All Futurebuild LVL products are manufactured using a type 'A' bond with less than 0.5mg/L formaldehyde emissions from the final product (equivalent to E0).

Other Performance Attributes
  • Stringent quality control — EWPAA certified
  • Manufactured from sustainably-grown New Zealand plantation pine
  • Available FSC CoC Certified on request (Certificate Number: SCS-COC-001319)
  • Declare Red List free
Documents
CAD/PDF Link
Futurebuild LVL Residential Design Guide
Futurebuild LVL Technical Library
Sustainability: Declare Red List Free & FSC Certification
Additional Information

Futurebuild LVL is a New Zealand manufacturer of LVL engineered wood products, offering a unique set of software and design services supporting use of LVL in residential and commercial applications.

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