CONNECTIONS IN CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER -2

PANEL TO PANEL CONNECTIONS

Panel to panel connections form wall and floor assemblies as it involves connecting panels along their longitudinal edges. These are usually established mostly on site. Panel to panel connections must be designed to resist in-plane shear and out-of-plane bending.

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CONNECTIONS IN CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER

CONNECTING CLT PANELS RIGHT!

Cross Laminated Timber has the ability to resist splitting due to X-lamination. This is however achieved when the right connections are used, with the right bolt fixed into its corresponding nut. If panels are poorly joined, slight shear deformations (panel deflections) are likely to occur as … Continue reading