FUTUREBUILD® LVL hyJOIST®

Features & Benefits

  • Manufactured from sustainably-grown NZ plantation pine
  • Consisting of structural LVL flanges and a structural plywood web connected using a type 'A' waterproof bond
  • Available in 10 section sizes and 3 different flange widths. This allows specifiers to maximise performance of a floor design in depth, span, load and cost. Provides greater design flexibility for cost-effective floor layouts
  • Long lengths of up to 13.2 metres
  • 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 subject to lead times and minimum volumes*
  • Lightweight: half the weight of equivalent conventional softwood joists
  • Easier installation of services within the floor space
  • Straight, uniform and dimensionally stable
  • Faster installation, less labour, and less skill required
  • Experienced engineering support
  • Stringent quality control – EWPAA certified
  • Available FSC® CoC Certified on request (Certificate Number: SCS-COC-001319)

* Contact Futurebuild® for further information.

Compliance

hyJOIST NZ flanges are manufactured in accordance with AS/NZS4357. hyJOIST NZ 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 is manufactured using a type ‘A’ bond with less than 0.3mg/l formaldehyde (equivalent to E0) emissions from the final product.

Untreated (UT) product may at times contain some glue line insecticide treatment which is used in product produced for the Australian market.

Range

hyJOIST Table 2

  • Available in 600mm increments from 2.4m to 13.2m
  • A range of face and top-mount joist hangers are available to fit the hyJOIST I-Joist range
  • Contact Futurebuild for more information

Software

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Brochure

Futurebuild LVL hyJOIST HJ240-45 and HJ300-45 Brochure

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

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 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.

Technical Note

Futurebuild LVL Designing for Durability and Moisture

Designing for durability and moisture.

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.

Futurebuild LVL Moulds on Timber

Technical Note relating to moulds on timber.

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.

Product Technical Statement

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 Product Techncial Statement LVL Specified through designIT for Commercial Floors

Product Technical Statement for Futurebuild LVL Commercial Floors designed using designIT

Futurebuild LVL Product Technical Statement - LVL Residential Applications

Product Technical Statement for Futurebuild LVL used in residential applications.

Case Studies

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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 Bulletin

Futurebuild LVL Welcome to the Residential Design Service Flyer

Document for New Users of the Residential Design Service

Futurebuild LVL hyJOIST Flange Size Info Bulletin

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

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 DesignIT For Houses Software: A Guide for Designers

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

Futurebuild LVL ComputeIT Software for Engineers Flyer

ComputeIT software for engineers September 2017