XLam efficient building solutions: The advantages of modern methods and materials of construction.

Mass timber construction (MTC) is both a new ‘building material’, using engineered wood products as the primary structural material of choice, and ‘a new construction process’ under the umbrella of prefabricated construction. MTC is typically used in applications as a substitute for wetpoured steel reinforced concrete, solid section ‘tilt-slab’ concrete, and steel framing. However more frequently the use of mass timber technologies, such as Cross Laminated Timber (CLT), are assembled in concert with more traditional construction materials.

Following two years of trial with Radiata pine, in 2012 XLam commenced manufacturing Cross Laminated Timber building panels in Nelson, New Zealand. Today, XLam offer a ‘total building solutions’ package including design/engineering, manufacture/supply and construction/project management and installation services. XLam realise that the most important component of any project is the management of ‘risk’, specifically deadline management - managing a task or an activity that needs to be accomplished within a defined period of time (or by a deadline).

Every project is unique. XLam recongise this fact and understand the requirements of ‘good process’ to ensure the best possible outcomes for the project team. XLam are frequently involved in ‘early consultant engagement’ as well as supporting those parties involved in ‘early contractor engagement’. XLam are able to provide advice to projects teams as to avoid common pitfalls and ensure clearly defined pathways to success.

About XLam CLT

About XLam CLT

Cross Laminated Timber is the answer to building sustainably. Adding value to a natural, renewable resource through technology, building with XLam CLT panels is fast, safe, economical and good for the planet. What is CLT, how is it made and used, and why is it so compelling?

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XLam Services

XLam Services

Building owners, designers and contractors need confidence that the XLam solution will deliver. Customer support is vital. XLam professionals bring surety throughout the process of design, drawing, cost planning, building permits and on-site assembly.

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Technical Details

Technical Details

XLam CLT is a fully engineered structural system, backed by extensive research and product testing for use in Australia and New Zealand. XLam provides detailed technical guidance on structural design, performance in fire, acoustics, thermal design and building envelope details.

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