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Using PAA Branded Structural Plywood as Exterior Decking
Using PAA Branded Structural Plywood as Exterior Decking : This Technical Note briefly reviews the requirements for structural plywood flooring and decking as detailed in the EWPAA design manuals and then looks at the additional requirements for structural plywood used in weather exposed, above ground situations.


Commercial and Industrial Flooring
Commercial and Industrial Flooring : EWPAA Structural Plywood has proved to be both safe and reliable when used in commercial and industrial buildings, and is easily designed to resist the high loading criteria required by the building Codes. Its resilience and strength have been utilised in storage decks, truck floors and flooring in sporting complexes and agricultural buildings.


Plywood Shelving Design Manual
Plywood Shelving Design Manual : The load/span tables contained herein have been developed based on rigorous structural mechanics principles applied to structural plywood shelving. The shelving can be simply supported each end or span continuously over three or more supports whilst subjected to a uniformly distributed load (UDL).


Plywood Sound Barriers
Plywood Sound Barriers : Sound barriers are barriers that provide a reduction (also known as “attenuation”) to the sound produced from road traffic noise, usually in order to satisfy various local and state requirements. Plywood is a popular material used in the construction of sound barriers as it is lightweight, strong and is commercially available in large volumes. This manual will allow the reader to determine the sound attenuation that can be achieved using plywood as a sound barrier.


Structural Plywood and LVL Design Manual.
Structural Plywood and LVL Design Manual. : This document has been archived, for more information please contact EWPAA directly. This manual has everything you've ever wanted to know about designing with plywood and LVL. This document includes theory and worked examples sourced from the knowledge and experience of some truly wonderful engineers. It's taken 10 years to publish - but it's now here !!!


Suitable Fasteners, Metal Flashings, Studs and Joists for use in Conjunction with EWPAA Branded Preservative Treated Cladding, T&G Flooring and Structural Plywood
Suitable Fasteners, Metal Flashings, Studs and Joists for use in Conjunction with EWPAA Branded Preservative Treated Cladding, T&G Flooring and Structural Plywood : It is intended that this technical note be read in conjunction with the Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia (EWPAA) design manual “Featuring Plywood in Buildings” and the FWPA Document Guide to the Specification and Use of Preservative Treated Engineered Wood Products (PR08.1062). The EWPAA recommends all plywoods used for exposed (to the weather) cladding be preservative treated to at least Exposure Class H3 in accordance with AS/NZS 1604.3.


T&G Structural Plywood for Residential Flooring
T&G Structural Plywood for Residential Flooring : The design manual provides the relevant plywood specifications, design data, and detailed installation requirements for use of T&G structural plywood as flooring in residential building including nominated wet areas.