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Techlam laminated timber portal frames are a structural solution, providing large and efficient spans. Portals are available in a number of configurations including knee portals, plywood gusset and many more depending on the clients' requirements.
Techlam portals are subject to specific engineered design on an individual project basis. Techlam laminated timber portals are manufactured in various grades for visual appearance as specified in the design requirements and can be used in conjunction with standard or specific metal fabricated connections in accordance with AS/NZS 1170: 2002.
Techlam laminated timber portals can be used in all forms of construction where the structure relies on AS/NZS 1170: 2002. Manufacturing is subject to project specific environmental conditions.
Techlam glulam products are supplied with one coat of temporary sealer applied. To preserve the aesthetics of the product, it should be further sealed with a high quality primer and two full coats of premium enamel or acrylic topcoat within 14 days.
All cuts and notches, holes and rebates must be sealed with protective coating to prevent shrinkage and swelling. All exterior timber products must be kept dry and protected from excessive heat, direct sunlight or prolonged exposure to the elements. Where specific fire performance is required, Techlam laminated timber portals must be designed in conjunction with a fire consultant.
If installed in accordance with the Techlam installation requirements, Techlam laminated posts and beams and Techlam structural laminated flooring will comply with the performance clauses of the Building Code:
Techlam NZ are a New Zealand glulam manufacturing facility, producing a range of engineered timber products.Product Enquiries