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Hyspan Joist Tables

hySPAN laminated veneer lumber (LVL) is easy to work with using traditional building tools and is clearly branded for easy identification and your guarantee of quality.

hySPAN is suitable for all structural applications in residential, commercial, industrial and rural buildings subject to design verification.

hySPAN is not intended to support brickwork or other heavy masonry products.

The hyJOIST range consists of NZ made engineered I- Joists that are a cost-effective* solution for floor joists , rafters and purlins in both residential and commercial construction.

Consisting of structural LVL flanges with a structural plywood web, hyJOIST is lightweight and easy to #, hySPAN is the LVL you’ve known for over two decades in traditional sizes.

Manufactured for reliable performance, straight and true hySPAN LVL provides predictable and consistent performance.

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s easy to work with using traditional building tools and is clearly branded for easy identification.

Floor Joists 6 Lintels 8 Rafters 12 Ceiling Joists 15 Hanging Beams member16 Underpurlins 17.

hySPAN Structural LVL is engineered for reliable performance and is available in.

tables for the purpose of obtaining the appropriate size.


Tables , such as those for rafters,.

Span tables allow users to choose an appropriate size and stress grade to achieve spanning needs.

For simple construction, such as domestic construction, this can be determined from span table supplements in AS1684.

2 and AS1684.


Other (more complex) load condition spans can be determined with our free Hyne Timber Design 7.

5 software.

Minimum bearing to be as for joists supporting floor loads only.

Load bearing wall to be supported by continuous full depth hyJOIST blocking.

For joists supporting load bearing walls at end supports, provide bearing as specified in the table below or alternatively install continuous hyJOIST blocking/#rimboard#/boundary joist.

30 MINIMUM 30.

LVL13 Floor Joist Span Tables.

LVL13 is commonly used as a joists due to its consistency and strength.

LVL13 Rafters Span Tables.

LVL13 is commonly used as a rafter and can reach the extra spans required.

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For floor joists , bearers or lower storey lintels the tables contained can be used for cases where the design wind speed is up to 60 m/s (cyclonic).

For other applications involving wind speeds greater than 41 m/s designers should refer to the separate Carter Holt Harvey publication, Hyspan – Span Tables for High Wind Areas, pictured below.

Posi- Joist : Interactive Span Table : Try our interactive span checker to find the posi joist suitable for your project.

Simply enter the required span to see a range of results that will work.

You will be given a range of depths and centres that are available and also an indicative deflection result.

hySPAN is typically specified for structural beams and is also used for lintels, rafters and floor joists in residential structures.

Veneers are bonded together using type ‘A’ (marine) bond, known for long-term durability in structural applicationshyspan joist tables