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hyJOIST
Description

hyJOIST New Zealand-made engineered I-Joists are cost-effective and lightweight for use in both residential and commercial construction. Consisting of structural LVL flanges with a structural plywood web, hyJOIST is strong, light and easy to install.

Key Features
  • hyJOIST is manufactured from sustainably-grown New Zealand plantation pine
  • Consisting of structural LVL flanges and a structural plywood web, all veneers are bonded together using type 'A' (marine) bond, known for long-term durability in structural applications
  • Available in 10 section sizes and 3 different flange widths. Allowing specifiers to optimise performance of a floor design in depth, span, load and cost
  • Provides greater design flexibility for cost-effective floor layouts
  • Available in a range of lengths up to 13.2 metres
  • Lightweight: HJ240 45 and HJ300 45 hyJOIST are approximately 60-70% the weight of equivalent spanning SG8 section
  • Easier installation of services within the floor space
  • Straight, uniform and dimensionally stable
  • Readily available untreated or H1.2 treated using a glue line and surface spray treatment to the requirements of NZS 3640
  • H3.1 LOSP available on a made to order basis subject to minimum volumes and lead times, Contact Futurebuild LVL for further information
  • Stringent quality control — EWPAA certified
  • Available FSC CoC Certified on request (Certificate Number: SCS-COC-001319)
  • Residential Span Tables and installation guide available
  • Supported by technical support and software from Futurebuild LVL
Categories / Ranges
Structural Timber
FSC Certified
FSC Certified
NZ Made
NZ Made
Red List Material Free
Red List Material Free
Scope of Use

hyJOIST isdeally suited to floor joist and rafter applications due to its light weight, straightness and the ability to cut large holes through the web (e.g. for services or ventilation)

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

hyJOIST LVL flanges are manufactured in accordance with AS/NZS 4357, Structural Laminated Veneer Lumber, whilst manufactured hyJOIST beams are randomly sampled and in-grade verified against published Characteristic Properties. hyJOIST is a product certified by the Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia (EWPAA), which is JAS-ANZ certified.

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

All hyJOIST components are manufactured using a Type ‘A’ (marine) bond with less than 0.5mg/L formaldehyde (equivalent to E0) emissions from the final product

Untreated (UT) product may at times contain some glue line treatment.

Other Performance Attributes
  • Stringent quality control — EWPAA certified
  • Available FSC CoC Certified on request (Certificate Number: SCS-COC-001319)
Documents
CAD/PDF Link
Futurebuild LVL hyJOIST Design and Installation Guide Dec 2013
Futurebuild LVL Residential Design Guide
Futurebuild LVL Technical Library
Sustainability: Declare Red List Free & FSC Certification
Futurebuild LVL hyJOIST HJ240 45 & HJ300 45 Brochure
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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