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PORTALSUITE™ Engineering Tools are an integrated system of design tools and targeted products to aid in the development of LVL Portal Frame systems. The following information and tools are available for download.
|These general guidelines are provided to be used in conjunction with CHH Woodproducts NZ Engineering Bulletins and with sound engineering practice for design and specification of LVL portal frames.||More >|
|A 30m clear span portal frame is provided as an aid to engineers in the development of design solutions for LVL and I-beam Portal Frame systems. This design example provides full references to standards including NZS 3603 and AS/NZS 1170 where applicable.||More >|
|For design examples. All details designed and specified within computations. These plans are not for construction.||More >|
Tools to aid in the design and specification of LVL building systems
|computeIT Software Guide July 2012||The computeIT software suite aids in the specification of engineered wood products as heavy structural members and in non-residential structural systems||More >|
|Properties and structural characteristics of the Futurebuild LVL range for use by specifiers and engineers for specific design LVL projects||More >|
|Strength Limit States Design Capacity Tables for CHH Woodproducts LVL products.||More >|
|Ridged Moment Resisting Connections for Portal Frame Knee and Ridge Connections.||More >|
|This is a paper written by Cameron Rodger and Warwick Banks of CHH Woodproducts NZ and discusses the design and development of an LVL based solution for the Fortress Dry Mill. The building has clear internal spans of 33m and portal frames at 10m bays.||More >|
|This is a paper written by Bruce Hutchings of Timberbuilt and Hank Bier of CHH Woodproducts NZ and presented to the 1999 Australasian Structural Engineering Conference in Auckland. Please note that this paper is provided for general information only. Changes to standards since it was written mean that some of the capacities provided may be outdated and should not be used for specification.||More >|
LVL products for large span applications
CHH Woodproducts New Zealand has developed new products including 90mm thick hySPAN and Cross Banded LVL to allow designers the ability of built up sections within large span buildings. These products are project specific and have minimum order volumes. To obtain further detail or learn more about these products contact our technical team on 0800 808 131.
Please note that other technical information and span tables for residential applications and commercial floor design can be found under Library. To view or download our range of Literature and Technical Supplements for any product by selecting the document type, category, sub category or keyword below.