Glued Laminated Wood Construction in Europe

by M.L. Selbo,
A.C. Knauss,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 7, Pg. 1-19

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: History and current status of wood laminating industry in Europe; adhesives, wood species and production methods varying from United States practices; more efficient design by use of I-beams enables European engineers to save up to 25% lumber and still provide stiffer construction than comparable American rectangular beam designs.

Subject Headings: Wood construction | Laminated materials | Construction methods | I beams | Wood beams | History | Wood | Adhesives | Europe | North America | United States

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