Prolam PLX Bracing Portal

This product is still at the testing stage.
It's time for for a timber portal bracing solution!
We've removed the hassle of steel for high strength portal design, and replaced it with a lightweight and sustainable timber solution.
Made from three laminated timber elements (2x PL12, 1xPLX20), you
now have a lightweight system that is quick and easy to install with no
extra equipment or staff required!

Below you will find testing documentation and a link to our videos.
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Watch our Testing Videos
PLX Portal Testing
Bottom of Knee Joint
Base Fixing
Knee Joint
Portal Assembly

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Grades & Finishes

Non Vis H1.2
Non-Visual H1.2 - Appearance C

This grade is intended for use in applications where appearance is unimportant. All appearance blemishes are permitted in this grade. The surfaces are machined, but machine skip is permissible and blemishes, voids and manufacturing will remain unrepaired. Loose, knots, wane, pith and open knot holes may be present. H1.2 Treatment is dyed pink and is ONLY available in lengths up to 7.2m.

Features & Benefits

Cost Effectiveness

High weight-to-strength ratio of Prolam allows for maximum loads over large spans with the smallest possible end sections.

Product Quality

Prolam manufactured in accordance with AS/NZS 1328 Glue Laminated Structural Timber standard.

Fire Safety

Extensive fire test data shows that Prolam beams maintain structural load support for measurable periods of time in fire situations.

Renewable Resource

Made from renewable New Zealand plantation timber, Prolam uses 14 times less energy to produce compared to the equivalent steel beam.

Chemical Resistance

Prolam works well in harsh environments as it does not rust and the glues used are service class 3 certified.

Why Choose Prolam

Engineered Structural Timber Solutions

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