Checking in Glued Laminated Timber - AITC Tech Note 11
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Proper storage and protection of Timberweld's finished timbers during the construction process is required to avoid checking due to moisture and other environmental changes.

This publication is an important reference for understanding and identifying checking in glued laminated timber. Includes: Identification of Checking, Significance of Checking, Minimizing Checking, Jobsite Storage and Installation, Finishing Considerations, and a visual example.

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