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Title: Fire risk with different adhesives in cross-laminated timber (CLT)

Source: fplrip-4723-031-COSchoolofMines-FireRisk-Zelinka-Pei.

Author(s)Pei, Shiling; Zelinka, Samuel L.

Publication Year: 2017  View PDF »

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Category: Research In Progress

Abstract: Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is a mass-timber composite that is being used to construct tall timber buildings (Jakes et al. 2016). CLT is a panel product made from layers of dimensional lumber where the long axis of each layer is rotated 90° from the previous layer. CLT panels can be manufactured up to 500 mm thick and 18 m long and can be delivered to the jobsite with fenestrations already precut (Mohammad et al. 2012). CLT is the major structural component of many tall wood buildings that have been constructed or are in the planning process including, but not limited to, 24 Murray Grove in London, Brock Commons in Vancouver and the Carbon12 building in Portland.

Keywords: fire; CLT; adhesives; performance-based design

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 867 kb(s)

Date posted: 02/01/2017
RITS Product ID: 83994
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Zelinka, Samuel L.
Materials Research Engineer

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