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Includes connection requirements and application notes for APA Performance Rated Rim Boards. Revised July 2009.
Provides requirements and test methods for qualification and quality assurance for performance-rated engineered wood rim boards. Revised December 2016.
Excerpt from the Engineered Wood Construction Guide, Form E30. A guide to selecting and specifying Rim Board®. Only available as a downloadable pdf file. Published February 2016.
THIS PUBLICATION HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED. Please refer to Form W345 for more information on this topic.
Includes connection requirements and application notes for APA Performance Rated Rim Boards for Canadian Limit States Design. Revised February 2015.
Recommendations for the use of APA Rim Board in conjunction with fire-rated wall and/or floor assemblies, based on tests conducted by the USDA Forest Service at the Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin. (Reference Research Paper FPL-RP-610.) Available only as a downloadable pdf file. Revised February 2015.
Dimensions and tolerances, performance requirements, test methods, and qualification policy for APA Performance Rated Rim Boards. Revised April 2006.
Specification Guide: Short Form for I-Joists and Rim Board. Sample specifications for APA Performance Rated I-Joists and Rim Boards. Available only as a downloadable PDF. Issued March 2010.
It is sometimes advisable to trim the tongue or groove from a T&G panel for proper clearance for attachment to Rim Board. This document explains when to trim and when it may not be necessary. Revised January 25, 2016, 1 page.
THIS PUBLICATION HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED. Please refer to Form Y250 and Form Z725 for more information on this topic.