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Futurebuild LVL hyFRAME - The LVL Kitset Portal Frame Solution Brochure

hyFRAME® is a fully engineered, prefabricated Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) portal frame, designed for use as part of your total build system. It is the ideal framing solution for both rural and light commercial buildings, including a wide range of sheds.

Futurebuild LVL hyJOIST HJ240-45 and HJ300-45 Brochure

Futurebuild® has added two sizes to the hyJOIST® range of LVL.

Futurebuild LVL hyPLANK Guide

hyPLANK is a strong, lightweight Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) scaffolding plank. The structural uniformity of LVL, combined with the strict quality control processes during manufacture, ensures hyPLANK is safe and fit for purpose as scaffold planking.

Futurebuild LVL hyJOIST: Design & Installation Guide

More options for more economical floor joist layouts. Caters for any larger spans in the floor area using the wider flange options of corresponding depth.

Futurebuild LVL truFORM & edgeFORM Engineered Formwork Solutions

truFORM is structural Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) intended for use as concrete formwork beams, such as bearers, joists, walers and soldiers.

Futurebuild LVL Specific Engineering Design Guide

Properties and structural characteristics for the Futurebuild LVL range for use by specifiers and engineers for specific design LVL projects.

Futurebuild LVL Residential Design Guide NZ

Manufactured by Futurebuild LVL, Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) is the engineered solution for residential housing design and
construction.

Futurebuild LVL ComputeIT Brochure

ComputeIT for Engineers

Futurebuild LVL Timber Concrete Floors (TCC) Guide

Timber Concrete Composite (TCC) floors represent a move to optimise the advantages of both Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) beams and a concrete screed/slab, combined using defined connection methods to provide composite action.

Case Studies

Technical Notes

Futurebuild LVL Designing for Durability and Moisture

Designing for durability and moisture.

Futurebuild LVL Moulds on Timber

Technical Note relating to moulds on timber.

Futurebuild LVL Trouble with Substitutes

Think hard and check before substituting one building product for another. Get it wrong and you could be creating quality issues and have trouble getting a Code Compliance Certificate.

SDS

Futurebuild LVL SDS H1.2 Treated LVL and hyJOIST

Safety Data Sheet H1.2 Treated LVL and hyJOIST

Futurebuild LVL SDS Untreated LVL and hyJOIST

Safety Data Sheet glued product used in residential, commercial, and industrial construction, and/or general purpose building material.

Futurebuild LVL SDS H3.1 LOSP Treated LVL and hyJOIST

Safety Data Sheet H3.1 LOSP treated product used in residential, commercial and industrial construction, and fitments and/or general purpose building.

CAD Details

HYJ001 (F0)

Joist hangers and brackets (Detail F0)

HYJ002 (F1)

End restraint- blocking with hyJoist (Detail F1)

HYJ003 (F2)

End restraint- using steel strap or bracing (Detail F2)

HYJ004 (F3)

End restraint - using ply or hardboard bracing (Detail F3)

HYJ005 (F4)

Fixing hyJOIST to steel beams - using face mount hangers (Detail F4)

HYJ006 (F5)

Nailing down to supports (Detail F5)

HYJ007 (F6)

Installation of web stiffeners (Detail F6)

HYJ008 (F6A)

Web stiffeners for double joists (Detail F6A)

HYJ009 (F7)

Notching of flanges at end supports (Detail F7)

HYJ010 (F8)

Notching of webs for steel beam flange (Detail F8)

HYJ011 (F9)

Tie-down to internal bracing wall (Detail F9)

HYJ012 (F10)

hyJOIST/hyJOIST connection (Detail F10)

HYJ013 (F11)

Adjacent outrigger (Detail F11)

HYJ014 (F12)

Nested outrigger installation (Detail F12)

HYJ015 (F13)

hyJOIST cantilever for internal or weather-proofed balcony applications (Detail 13)

HYJ016 (F14)

Short cantilever supporting load-bearing wall (Detail F14)

HYJ017 (F15)

Cantilever supporting load-bearing wall (Detail F15)

HYJ018 (F16)

Cantilevers supporting load-bearing walls - installation of end trimmer (Detail F16)

HYJ019 (F17)

End restraint - using rimboard or boundary joist (Detail F17)

HYJ020 (F18)

Installation of compression blocks (Detail F18)

HYJ021 (F21)

Cantilever supporting load-bearing walls- Type 1 reinforcement (Detail F21)

HYJ022 (F22)

Cantilever supporting load-bearing walls- Type 2 reinforcement (Detail F22)

HYJ023 (TD1)

Tie-down for external bracing wall using rimboard using 6 12kN fixing detail (Detail TD1)

HYJ024 (TD2)

Tie-down for external bracing wall -6 and 12 kN fixing details - bracing wall parallel to joist (Detail TD2)

HYJ025 (TD3)

Tie-down for external bracing wall- 6 and 12 kN fixing details - bracing wall perpendicular to joist (Detail TD3)

HYJ026 (TD4)

Tie-down for internal bracing walls - 6kN Fixing (Detail TD4)

HYJ027 (TD5)

Bracing transfer through diaphragm floors (Details TD5)

Information Bulletins

Futurebuild LVL ComputeIT Software for Engineers Flyer

ComputeIT software for engineers September 2017

Futurebuild LVL DesignIT For Houses Software: A Guide for Designers

Optimising the use of designIT for Houses Software - a guide for designers

Futurebuild LVL hyJOIST & RDS Info Bulletin

Optimising your mid-floor layout using Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) provides many benefits to both builders and homeowners.

Futurebuild LVL hyJOIST Flange Size Info Bulletin

Changes to the flange size of the hyJOIST I-Beam.

Futurebuild LVL Welcome to the Residential Design Service Flyer

Document for New Users of the Residential Design Service

Product Technical Statements

Futurebuild LVL Product Techncial Statement LVL computeIT Software Solutions

Product Technical Statement for Futurebuild LVL Products specificed through the computeIT software solutions

Futurebuild LVL Product Techncial Statement LVL General Application

Product Technical Statement for Futurebuild LVL used in general applications.

Futurebuild LVL 2018 Product Techncial Statement LVL hyPLANK

Product Technical Statement for Futurebuild hyPLANK scaffold planks

Futurebuild LVL Product Techncial Statement LVL Specified through designIT for Commercial Floors

Product Technical Statement for Futurebuild LVL Commercial Floors designed using designIT

Futurebuild LVL 2018 Product Techncial Statement LVL truFORM

Product Technical Statement for the use of Futurebuild LVL Truform

Futurebuild LVL Product Technical Statement - LVL Residential Applications

Product Technical Statement for Futurebuild LVL used in residential applications.