Prolam PL17 alternative for flitch beams

With the increased cost of steel, the ongoing hassles and time-consuming work for frame and truss plants to make Flitch beams, Prowood is receiving more and more requests for the Prolam PL17 beams.

 

Prolam PL17 are the perfect alternative, being more stable, spanning just as far and saving the builders frustrations on site when a flitch beam starts to move causing the pins to pop out.

 

With the use of the Prolam span tables and Online calculator Prolam PL17’s can be easily specified H1.2 or H3.2 treated for Garage door lintels, general lintels, ridge beams, floor joists, deck joists, deck bearers.