Its veneer structure gives this versatile plywood panel considerable strength and rigidity. Other sizes and finishes are available to special order. Care should be taken to avoid damage to exposed corners or edges where the member is to be visually exposed. If used for in-ground applications, LVL should be treated with preservatives to protect against decay and infestation. It is also used in construction and packaging. Alternatively, contact our Timber Systems Division team directly, individual contact details can be found in our Contacts section. The line between propping up and reconstruction. Laminated veneer lumber, LVL by Stora Enso, is an advanced wood product developed for the demands of today’s building and construction industry. Please contact the UK sales team for more information. The lamination of these beams allow for much longer spans and can be used for heavier loads, making it a great alternative to steel or concrete. The veneer is scanned by camera for defects, analysed for moisture content and then clipped to a width of approximately 1.4 m by a rotary clipper. Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) is a high-strength engineered wood product used primarily for structural applications. Spruce plywood panels are light, easy to work with and easy to install using conventional wood-working tools and fasteners. LVL beams are usually straight as the most cost-effective production method is to cut a number of straight members from one sheet. Nordic sawn timber is a popular choice for visual end uses, such as exterior and interior cladding, windows, doors and floors. Metsä Wood Finnjoists® (FJI) are manufactured from high quality oriented strand board (OSB3) web, and flanges made from our own Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber). Thanks to excellent properties of Kerto Finnjoist is incredibly strong and dimensionally stable, and it does not distort or shrink. LVL (laminated veneer lumber) is a technologically enhanced and improved high strength structural wood based material.
LVL is an advanced wood product suitable for a wide range of structural applications, available in beam depths which complement our JJI-Joist range. Part of the bioeconomy, Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden construction and paper.