Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL)

Laminated Veneer Lumber

Laminated Veneer Lumber

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You will find this material in: Cabinet B

Geographic availability
Origin / Location of manufacturing / Processing plant
Application and typical uses of the product

Structural beams and joists in floor and roof assemblies.

Breakdown of Product

Rotary peeled wood veneers (approx. 98%) bonded together using E1 phenol formaldehyde resin (approx. 2%).

Embodied energy (Processing plant emissions). How much energy is used to produce the product? kWh per annum or kgCO2
Data not supplied.
Thermal conductivity (k) W/m°C or Thermal transmittance (U-value) - W/m2°C (If applicable)
Data not supplied.
Is the resource Renewable or Finite?
Does the material need to be processed further or treated by the user
Needs to be cut to required size.
Buildability - how complex is installation? What skill level is required?
If used as a load bearing structural element, then the structure needs to be designed by a suitably qualified person. Installation of designed elements is relatively straightforward, similar to solid timber.
Deconstruction and Re-use

Ultralam R cannot be deconstructed as wood veneers are glued together.

Disposal/ End of Life

LVL can be incinerated for energy recovery.

Types, textures, specifications and colours currently available
Is this product certified?

FSC environmental certification.
EC Certificate of Conformity (0672-CPD-I 14.04.1)
EC Certificate of Constancy of Performance (0672-CPR-0674).

Lifespan of materials if maintained correctly (years)

Ultralam R is used as an integral part of the structure of the building and remains in place (without any need for further treatment) for the life of the building.

Availability - how easy is it to source the material

Easy – MBM Forest Products holds stock in UK.

Supplier Name
MBM Forest Products Ltd
Main Contact
Thomas Diss
Contact Address
The Enterprise Building, Port of Tilbury, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7HL
Telephone Number
01 375 856745