Publications featuring Reference Materials
In this section you'll find information on reference materials which include CAD Details, Evaluation Reports, Technical Papers and a variety of eduational and training publications.
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New and Revised Publications
Mobile Builder Tips
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Cut Callbacks with Proper Spacing, Form M300. Updated May 2013.
Construct a Solid, Squeak-Free Floor System, Form Q300. Updated May 2013.
Minimize Nail Pops, Form S300. Updated May 2013.
Storage and Handling of APA Trademarked Panels, Form U450. Updated May 2013.
APA Panels for Soffit Applications, Form N330. Updated May 2013.
Form Q350 Builder Tips: Proper Storage and Handling of Glulam Beams, Form R540. Updated May 2013.
Performance Walls: Simplified Bracing Method Streamlines Design, Form P310. Issued April 2013. Available for purchase and as a free downloadable PDF.
Structural Panel and Engineered Wood Yearbook, APA Economics Report E179, Form MKO-E179. Issued April 2013. Available for purchase only as a PDF.
APA System Report: APA Simplified Wall Bacing Method, Form SR-102, Updated March 2012. Available as a free downloadable PDF or for purchase as a printed 12-page brochure.
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