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Includes information on Span Ratings, installation details, cantilever designs, architectural specifications and engineering design properties for APA Performance Rated I-Joists. Only available as a downloadable pdf file. Revised August 2015.
Includes important tips for storage, handling and jobsite use. Available only as a downloadable PDF. Revised November 2010.
Explains backer blocks and how they are used with both top-mounted and face-mounted hangers. Revised November 2010.
Explains why I-joists benefit from being installed with blocking, blocking material composition, and installation details. Revised April 2009.
Describes filler blocks, their composition, and installation recommendations. Revised November 2010
Includes a description of squash blocks, their composition, and installation recommendations. Revised February 2013.
Includes explanations and installation details for the two types of I-Joist web stiffeners: bearing stiffeners and load stiffeners. Revised November 2010.
This publication covers the subjective nature of vibration perception, fundamental natural frequency, and the criteria for floor vibration control, as well as guidelines to remedy floor vibration problems in existing buildings. Available only as a downloadable pdf file. Issued September 2004.
Provides recommendations for safe handling and storage of I-joists and LVL. Best practices for cut-up at distribution and moisture effects are also discussed. Issued March 2005. Only available as a downloadable pdf file. Issued March 2005.
Discusses minimum nail penetration required to develop full connection capacity. Revised September 30, 2017.