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[CCMC 13237-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Product information

Product name

Fiber Strong® Rim Board

Product description

The product is an oriented strandboard (OSB) that is manufactured to serve as a rim board. The product is available in four grades and three thicknesses. The factored resistances of the four grades are outlined in Table 2, “APA EWS Rim Board.” The nominal depths are available to match engineered wood joist depths of up to 610 mm. Technical product support is provided by APA – The Engineered Wood Association.

Manufacturing plant

This evaluation is valid only for products produced at the following plant:

Product nameManufacturing plant
Englehart, ON, CA
Fiber Strong® Rim BoardProduct evaluated by the CCMC

Product evaluated by the CCMC Indicates that the product from this manufacturing facility has been evaluated by the CCMC

  Technical information

This evaluation is based on demonstrated conformance with the following criteria:

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
ANSI/APA PRR 410-2016, Grade B1Standard for Performance Rated Engineered Wood Rim Boards
ANSI/APA PRR 410-2016, Grade B2Standard for Performance Rated Engineered Wood Rim Boards
ANSI/APA PRR 410-2016, Grade C1Standard for Performance Rated Engineered Wood Rim Boards
ANSI/APA PRR 410-2016, Grade C2Standard for Performance Rated Engineered Wood Rim Boards

The products conform to ANSI/APA PRR-410-2016, "Standard for Performance-Rated Engineered Wood Rim Boards." This evaluation is based solely on the APA EWS certification to the ANSI/APA PRR-410 standard.

This evaluation covers rim boards manufactured by Georgia-Pacific Corporation at the following plant:

  • Englehart, ON:
    • Grade B1: (performance category 1-¼ or higher)
    • Grade B2: (performance category 1-⅛ or higher)
    • Grade C1: (performance category 1-⅛ or higher)
    • Grade C2: (performance category 1 or higher)

Administrative information

Use of Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) assessments

This assessment must be read in the context of the entire CCMC Registry of Product Assessments, any applicable building code or by-law requirements, and/or any other regulatory requirements (for example, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, etc.).

It is the responsibility of the user to confirm that the assessment they are using is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later version on the CCMC Registry of Product Assessments.

Disclaimer

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has evaluated only the characteristics of the specific product described herein. The information and opinions in this evaluation are directed to those who have the appropriate degree of experience to use and apply its contents (such as authorities having jurisdiction, design professionals and specifiers). This evaluation is valid when the product is used as part of permitted construction, respecting all conditions and limitations stated in the evaluation, and in accordance with applicable building codes and by-laws.

This evaluation is provided without representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind, expressed or implied, and the NRC provides no endorsement for any evaluated product. The NRC accepts no responsibility whatsoever arising in any way from any and all use of or reliance on the information contained herein or the use of any evaluated product. The NRC is not undertaking to render professional or other services on behalf of any person or entity nor to perform any duty owed by any person or entity to another person or entity.

Language

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In the case of any discrepancy between the English and French version of this document, the English version shall prevail.

Copyright

© His Majesty the King in Right of Canada, as represented by the National Research Council of Canada, 2024

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the CCMC.

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