FUTUREBUILD® LVL truFORM®

Features & Benefits

  • Strength for strength, light, straight and more uniform
  • Painted bright orange for moisture protection and easy identification
  • Lighter and stronger than traditional alternatives
  • Faster and easier to install than traditional alternatives which enhances productivity and reduces forming costs
  • Use results in an improved concrete finish that is straight and true
  • Manufactured from sustainably grown NZ plantation pine
  • Available FSC® CoC Certified on request (Certificate Number: SCS-COC-001319)

* Contact Futurebuild® for further information.

Compliance

truFORM is manufactured in a fully quality-controlled process to meet the requirements of AS/NZS 4357 for structural LVL.

All truFORM 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

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  •  Selected lengths of 2.4m to 6m (in 600mm increments)

Software

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Brochure

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.

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 Untreated LVL and hyJOIST

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

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 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.

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 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