Culpeper Wood Preservers is one of the largest producers of pressure treated lumber in the United States. A leading manufacturer of pressure treated products for the residential, commercial, industrial and marine markets that employs more than 350 people. Culpeper Wood Preservers’ brand name products are sold exclusively through independent lumber dealers throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Mid-West and South. They operate 10 plants strategically located in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Indiana.
This one hour online course will allow the design professional to gain insight into the makeup and characteristics of laminated timber columns and compare to other alternatives. We will review the importance of materials selection, production process, and testing. We will conclude this course with a brief 10 question quiz for assessment.
Explain the Construction of the Laminated Timber Column
Describe the importance of proper & sustainable fiber sourcing, pressure treating to ground contact, Kiln drying and a structural adhesive
Identify the Structural Advantages of Built-up Timber Columns
Identify the job site advantages of Laminated Columns
Design Category (CSI Division):
(06) Wood, Plastics and Composites
AIA Course Number:
Slide Show - No Audio
Course & Quiz Details:
10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion