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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 ...
Design provisions for fire design of mass timber connection systems in North America compared against the results derived from full-scale testing.
Summary of on-going testing on CLT Connections under Dynamic loading. Provides the background, progress and initial observations on an exciting research topic.
Overview of innovative method of arranging two high capacity KNAPP RICON® S connectors for slender beams.
This white paper summarizes the on-going testing campaign being performed on the pull-out resistance of Assy screws when applied in end-grain.
Step by step design examples of a KNAPP connector with a design procedure considering the joint configuration with and without radial tension reinforcement.
Special detailing considerations regarding moisture induced dimensional changes in wood and potential solutions using modern self-tapping screws.
Practical design method to determine the strength and stiffness of a Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) horizontal diaphragm under lateral wind or seismic loads.
Step-by-step design example of a GIGANT connector with a breakdown of the procedures considering the joint configuration without radial tension reinforcement.
This white paper reviews the results of recent lateral load testing of Assy screws used to fasten steel plates to CLT.
A variety of typical reinforced timber details such as notches, openings/penetrations, bearing under compression and perpendicular connections.
Guide to help the designer better understand the mechanical behaviour that governs timber concrete composite systems using wood screws as shear connectors.
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