[CCMC 14041-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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  Product information

Product name

CrossLam

Product description

The product consists of cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels complying with the definition of CLT presented in ANSI/APA PRG 320-2012. The product may be manufactured with Canadian species machine stress-rated (MSR) Grades E1, E2 and E3 and Canadian visual grade species V1 and V2 of the PRG-320 standard. The product is intended for use as panels in floor, roof and wall applications. The product is available in widths ranging from 305 mm to 3 048 mm (12 in. to 120 in.), in thicknesses of 87 mm to 315 mm (3.4 in. to 12.4 in.) and lengths up to 12 m (40 ft.).

 

The adhesive used in the finger-joints is Hexion Cascomel 4720/5025A (CCMC 13252-L). The laminations are face-glued using the Purbond HB E302 or E202 adhesive (CCMC 13586-L); the boards are not edge-glued.

Manufacturing plants

This evaluation is limited to products produced at the following plant(s):

  • Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, Canada

  Technical information

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

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
ANSI/APA PRG 320-2012, Grade: E1Standard for Performance-Rated Cross-Laminated Timber
ANSI/APA PRG 320-2012, Grade: E2Standard for Performance-Rated Cross-Laminated Timber
ANSI/APA PRG 320-2012, Grade: E3Standard for Performance-Rated Cross-Laminated Timber
ANSI/APA PRG 320-2012, Grade: V1Standard for Performance-Rated Cross-Laminated Timber
ANSI/APA PRG 320-2012, Grade: V2Standard for Performance-Rated Cross-Laminated Timber

For compliance to the published values within ANSI/APA PRG 320-2012, the manufacturer utilizes visual grade V2. This Listing is based on the qualification testing and ongoing APA certification to ANSI/APA PRG 320. The structural building design using these panels must be conducted by a professional structural engineer in accordance with Clause 8 of CSA O86-2014 and Part 4 of the National Building Code (NBC) of Canada 2015.

Note: This manufacturer produces other proprietary grades of CLT that are beyond the scope of the ANSI/APA PRG 320-2012 and do not form part of this Listing and, as such, will not bear the CCMC mark.

Administrative information

Disclaimer

This evaluation is issued by the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC), part of the Construction Research Centre at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The evaluation must be read in the context of the entire CCMC Registry of Product Assessments and the legislated applicable building code in effect.

The CCMC was established in 1988 on behalf of the applicable regulator (i.e., the provinces and territories) to ensure—through assessment—conformity of alternative and acceptable solutions to regional building codes as determined by the local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) as part of the issuance of a building permit.

It is the responsibility of the local AHJs, design professionals, and specifiers to confirm that the evaluation is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later issue. Please refer to the website or contact:

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The NRC has evaluated the material, product, system or service described herein only for those characteristics stated 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 (i.e., AHJs, design professionals and specifiers). This evaluation is only valid when the product is installed in strict compliance with the stated conditions and limitations of evaluation and the applicable local building code. In circumstances where no applicable local building permit is issued and that no confirmation of compliance ‘for use in the intended field application’ is undertaken, this evaluation is null and void in all respects. This evaluation is provided without representation, warranty, or guarantee of any kind, expressed, or implied, and the NRC provides no endorsement for any evaluated material, product, system or service described herein. The NRC accepts no responsibility whatsoever arising in any way from any and all use and reliance on the information contained in this evaluation with respect to its compliance to the referenced code(s) and standard(s). 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.

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