Warm-looking, atmospheric, glulam is the popular alternative to cold concrete and steel.
Glulam’s popular, because it’s:
- Versatile – Glulam can be used for almost any type of structure. See here for more details.
- Light – Glulam is one-sixth the weight of a reinforced concrete beam (two-thirds the weight of steel).
- Economical – Our competitive pricing aside, glulam’s lower weight leads to savings in transport, foundations, and building.
- Easy fixing – Material that’s easy to handle, work, and erect.
- Flexible to your specifications – To your specific needs, with short delivery stock available in standard sizes.
- Fire resistant – An important safety factor.
- Durable – Glulam is very durable with standard coating or preservative, but extra durability can be provided with special pressure-impregnated preservative, too.
- Good-looking – Glulam has a natural and attractive appearance.
- Approved British Standard – 4169:1988 and BS EN 386:1995 ‘Specification for Glued Laminated Timber Structural Members’.
- Energy conserving – Glulam is a renewable resource that’s ecologically attractive and uses only a tenth of the energy it would take to produce an equivalent steel beam.
- Competitive pricing – We can supply glulam beams to your chosen specification at a competitive price. No order is too large, too small, or too complicated.
- Fast delivery – For all stock sections delivery 5-7 days, collection 2-3, special order lead time to be confirmed at the time of the order.
Glulam and its range of use:
While Glulam is often first choice for environmental and aesthetic reasons, it’s also popular for its versatility. You can use Glulam in almost any type of structure; we’ve named a few examples below for your interest, information, and inspiration.
Glulam is often used in: