Engineering Information

Wood Species: Scandanavian Spruce.
Spec: BS EN 386 (BS11 GL24).
Glue Spec: Melamine glue according to DIN 1052 (Light Glue Joints).
Laminations: Atek Beams are made from 40mm laminations.
Moisture content: 8% – 12%.
Stability: Atek Beams have very little or no shrinkage or expansion. They are long straight members with no twists or bends.
Load Bearings: Load bearings can be calculated using these tables.
Treatment: Atek Beams can be stained, varnished or painted.
End Treatment: Cut ends can be treated with a micro porous eco friendly treatment to stop moisture entering the beam.
Integration: Atek Beams can be easily used with other building materials.
Handling: Every precaution will be taken to protect the product during shipment to your project site.
Storage: Store under cover away from moisture, soiling and sunlight.
Repair/ Reworking: Atek Beams can be treated like any other timber (cleaning, sanding, planing). Imperfections can be repaired if it does not affect the structural properties of the beam.

Load Conversion Tables

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