The Pallet Company
is the processor for Carter Holt Harvey’s Downfall Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL).
This product is available through Engineered Pine Products (EPP)
What is LVL?
LVL is an engineered product manufactured from peeling wood from logs into layers of thin veneer, approximately 3mm in thickness. The sheets of veneer are assembled together by a strong adhesive through a continuous press, into long billets of 1200mm wide, with a thickness of 35-90mm and cut off in 12m lengths.
The finished product is cut to length and split into sizes to make scaffold planks, beams for housing and various stud materials. From this process, downfall product is sorted that does not meet structural specifications.
LVL can be cut and machined using normal wood working tools.
Products – LVL products include:
- Kiln Fillets
- Bed Slat material
- Bearers-used under timber and for masterpacks
- Concrete form work
- Various custom made profiles and sizes
LVL Downfall is recommended as the product of choice for the above due to its cost effectiveness, heat resistant nature and LVL #2 is less likely to warp, twist, bow or shrink due to its engineered construction.