The Prolam PLX20® is an innovative Structural laminated beam being the ideal choice for Garage Door lintels. Being manufactured using Pine radiata with steel inserted into top and bottom laminates, increases strength and spanning capabilities. It is the highest strength beam in the Prolam range, replacing the discontinued PL17.
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Code: PLX20-250100 & PLX20-300100
Sizes: 240x90 & 290x90
Lengths: 3.6m, 4.2m, 4.8m, 5.4m, 6.0m, 6.6m
Precamber (mm) = Length (mm)/800
Applications: Garage lintels, Ridge beams, Floor beams and Rafters
Key Features and Benefits
• Approx 40% lighter in weight than alternative products
• Quicker and easier to install, no extra assembly, equipment or staff required
• Span further with smaller member
• Competitively priced
• Easy to Specify using Prolam Specifier.
• NZ Made sustainable product
Designed and manufactured in New Zealand, the PLX20 is an innovative laminated beam with steel inserted into the top and bottom laminates. This gives greater strength allowing a smaller member beam to span further being ideal for garage door lintels, ridge beams, floor beams and rafters.
This innovative and compact design is approximately 40% lighter in weight than alternative products on the market, meaning installation is quick and easy.
No extra assembly, equipment or staff are required for installation. The beam can be easily cut to length on site and secured with our recommended fixings.
It is the responsibility of the designer to establish hold down fixing’s accordance with NZS3604:2012 or an alternative fixing solution.
With a higher percentage of timber than steel, the PLX20 is a more sustainable choice coming from a renewable resource.
The PLX20 is easy to specify on our Online Specifier, Span tables and on Masterspec.
Check out our short video on how to Specify PLX20® using the Prolam Specifier.
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