Glulam - Glued Laminated Timber

Wigo Group is also certified for production of Glued Laminated Timber

We offer 2 types of Glued Laminated Timber:

  • Visual quality

  • Industrial quality

  • Wigo Group’s glued laminated timber beams are manufactured in accordance with the European certificates EN 14080:2013 and EN 14081, as well as strength standards GL24h and GL28h

  • The whole production chain of wood delivery - from supplier to user - is FSC certified

  • Only sustainable, high-quality wood, legally harvested in Northern Russia is used for glued laminated timber beams

  • The lamella segments obtained after sorting and optimization are glued together with water-resistant melamine glue. The types of glue being used have all the relevant hygiene and frost resistance test certificates

  • Glued laminated timber is available in 40 cross-section sizes

Advantages provided by Wigo Group glued laminated timber

Superior quality

The glulam beams undergo thorough quality checks by the manufacturer

Strict protocol

Wigo Group strictly adheres to the standards set out by the certificates EN 14080:2013 and EN 14081

Strong adhesive bonding

The lamellas are glued together only using tested and certified adhesives

Precision sizes and shapes

The beams are cut with outstanding precision, so they can be joined together perfectly

Glulam beam sizes

 

  • The maximum width of a solid GLULAM beam is 200mm

  • The maximum length of a solid GLULAM beam is 13,5m

  • The maximum hight of a solid GLULAM beam is 560mm

 

THE MOST POPULAR DIMENSIONAL COMBINATIONS OF GLULAM BEAMS ARE GIVEN IN THE TABLE BELOW. BEAMS CAN BE MANUFACTURED WITH OTHER DIMENSIONS AS WELL

  • Excluding size 100*100 (3*33,33mm)

  • Excluding size 140*140 (3*46,66 mm)

These production grades are characterized by the quality of their front surfaces

Front surface quality of EN 14080 glued beams

Criterion

Industrial quality

Visual quality

Healthy knots

Acceptable without restriction

Acceptable without restriction

Non-intergrown knot holes

Acceptable, diameter 20 mm or less

Acceptable, diameter 5 mm or less

Encased knots

Acceptable

Acceptable

Resin pockets

Acceptable

Acceptable

Surface worm-holes

Acceptable

Not acceptable

Core

Acceptable

Acceptable

Face shakes 1 mm or more

Acceptable

Not acceptable

Blue stains

Acceptable without restriction

Acceptable, up to 5% of the visible surface

Chemical stains

Acceptable

Acceptable, up to 10% of the visible surface

Bark pockets

Acceptable without restriction

Acceptable, length 50 mm or less

Hard superficial sap rot

Acceptable

Not acceptable

Mechanical defects

Acceptable

Acceptable, width up to 5mm, length up to 50 mm, up to 2 defects per beam

Knots and defects patched with stubs or keels

Acceptable

Not acceptable

Shaping quality

Dents up to 2 mm deep are acceptable

Dents up to 1 mm deep are acceptable

Skips

Partial skips (roughness) are acceptable

Not acceptable

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