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Build with GLW

The warm look of glue laminated wood creates a cozy atmosphere at home and with no chemical wood preservatives used is a healthy choice. Building with glue laminated wood adds to the healthy home environment  by allowing enough space to be had for all creative fantasy. In combination with other building materials, such as glass, stone and steel, one can create the design of their dreams. Thanks to a wide selection of pollutant-free waxes, glazes and paints, a traditional, natural, elegant or modern atmosphere can be created.

No limits are put on your creativity !

Product description

TYPE OF WOOD:

Nordic spruce

QUALITY CLASSES:

BS 11(GL 24), if requested also BS 14 (GL 28), BS 16 (GL 32), BS 18 (GL 36)*

GRADING:

mechanical strength grading as per DIN 4074 and EN 338

LAMELLA:

40 mm Standard, (30-42mm*)

MOISTURE CONTENT:

10 +/- 2%

GLUEING:

melamine resin (light glue line), on request resorcinol resin possible

SURFACE:

planed on 4 sides, eased edges

PACKING:

plastic wrapped packages, individual pieces shrink wrapped possible

*for specific cross-sections

Our product - your benefit

 

standardized components:

clearly defined in terms of strength, wood moisture, glueing...

 

visual characteristics:

bare, planed surfaces of Nordic spruce

 

form stability:

multi-layer glueing reduces cracking and warping

 

dimensional variety:

numerous variations possible in thickness, width and length

 

great variety of qualities:

the right component for every field of application

 

plastic wrap:

to protect your components from rain and dirt

 

environmental compatibility:

low emissions, melamine resin glueing

 

fire resistant:

provides greater fire protection, requirements (>=F30)

 

availability:

our large warehouses and distribution systems ensure short delivery times

Safety

We realize the responsibility we have towards our customers to produce a structurally sound and strong product. Our glue laminated beams are made in accordance with the following:  DIN standards (DIN 4074, 1052, 68140), EU standards (EN 338, 386, 387, 390, 391, 1194), the A Adhesive Certificate (major adhesive authorization) issued and subject to monitoring by the MPA Stuttgart (Institute for Research and Material Testing). 

Quality management

  • our raw material is sourced from the best growing areas
  • careful and gentle drying down to the moisture necessary for installation
  • mechanical stress grading
  • surface grading using the most up-to-date scanning method
  • continuous monitoring in the company's own laboratory
  • outside monitoring by the FMPA Stuttgart; JAS monitoring by the NTI
  • a bar code product sticker identifies the product
  • constant instruction and ongoing training of our personnel

Transportation and installation

Only experienced firms should transport and install BULLINGER glue laminated wood. A number of points should be taken to heart to ensure the continued attractiveness and quality of the product even after transportation, intermediate storage and installation:

  • adequate edge protection and proper storage to prevent weathering and damage
  • bracing shall be provided to assure lateral support even under construction
  • when lifting, it is preferable to use webbing slings seizing the entire length of the product
  • precise alignment of the GLW components and subsequent bracing until the roofing bond or plate has been fitted
  • alignment of the overall structure at the end
  • corrosion protection at the intersecting points of steel and wood