The Prolam PLX20® is an innovative Structural laminated beam becoming the ideal choice for Garage Door lintels being the highest strength beam in the Prolam Range. Manufactured using Pine radiata with steel inserted into top and bottom laminates to increase strength and spanning Capabilities.
Code: PLX20-250100 & PLX20-300100
Sizes: 240x90 & 290x90
Lengths: 3.6m, 4.2m, 4.8m, 5.4m, 6.0m
Precamber (mm) = Length (mm)/600
Applications: Lintels and Rafters
Key Features and Benefits
• Light weight
• Labour Savings – quicker to install
• Span further with smaller member
• Competitively priced
• Easy to Specify using Prolam Specifier.
Timber used for laminating is carefully selected for production and graded according to strict Prowood specifications. All timber stock is kiln dried, to 13% average moisture content, to ensure efficient bonding in the gluing operations.
The laminations are machine finger jointed if required, with glue being cured by state of the art European press systems and controlled temperature. Prolam PLX20 Glulam products are available in non-visual utility grades.
It is the responsibility of the designer to establish hold down fixing’s accordance with NZS3604:2012 or an alternative fixing solution.
Check out our short video on how to Specify PLX20® using the Prolam Specifier.
Check our FAQ laminated beams page here.