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A selected number of APA publications are available in Chinese, French, Japanese and Spanish. Please contact the International Department stating the language and topics you are interested in for a complete list of available publications in that language.The product use recommendations in these publications are based on the continuing programs of laboratory testing, product research, and comprehensive field experience of APA - The Engineered Wood Association and Engineered Wood Systems. However, because APA and EWS have no control over quality of workmanship or the conditions under which structural panels and engineered wood products are used, these organizations cannot accept responsibility for product performance or designs as actually constructed. Because engineered wood product performance requirements vary geographically, consult your local architect, engineer or design professional to assure compliance with code, construction, and performance requirements.
New and Revised Publications
Substitution of Glulam Beams for Steel or Solid-Sawn Lumber, Form S570, Updated October 2013.
ANSI 405-2013, Standard for Adhesives for Use in Structural Glued Laminaged Timber, Form ANSI 405-2013, Updated October 2013.
Hurricane Shutter Designs, Form T450, Updated September 2013.
Hurricane Shutter Design Considerations for Florida, Form T460, Updated September 2013.
Mobile Builder Tips
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Reference Material CDs - Updated April 2013 Version
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