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Through easy-to-read tables, this guide will show you why self-tapping screws are an ideal companion to CLT and modern engineered timber construction.
Learn more about standardized connections & structural hardware for mass timber construction.
Our core focus is to supply structural hardware for modern mass timber applications in commercial, industrial, and residential projects. We are proud to have worked for more than 10 years with the most innovative partners on cutting-edge projects across North America.
This white paper explores the role of stiffness in designing a custom bearing beam hanger system for mass timber buildings and emphasizes on the importance of testing and ...
This white paper reviews the results of recent lateral load testing of Assy screws used to fasten steel plates to CLT.
This white paper discusses application of long self-tapping screws (STS) in near-edge applications.
This Special Design Provision suggests adequate self-tapping screw replacements for given lag screw geometry that meet or exceed load-carrying capacities calculated for single ...
This CLT Special Provisions contains reference design values derived from testing. With it, designers can increase cost efficiency for large projects.
The beam hanger system is among the most recent technological innovations in the field of mass timber engineering. These pre-engineered connections are premanufactured, ...
This special provision provided a reduction factor for Assy screws loaded in withdrawal with less than 8D embedment.
Design provisions for fire design of mass timber connection systems in North America compared against the results derived from full-scale testing.
Special detailing considerations regarding moisture induced dimensional changes in wood and potential solutions using modern self-tapping screws.
The Inter-story drift performance of concealed pre-engineered connection systems under quasi statically reverse cyclic load is presented in this paper.
Overview of innovative method of arranging two high capacity KNAPP RICON® S connectors for slender beams.
Summary of the on-going testing on beam to beam connections using Ricon connectors. Provides background, update and preliminary results on this exciting topic.
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