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Bending and Bonding Strength Performances of Larix Block-glued Glulam
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Bending and Bonding Strength Performances of Larix Block-glued Glulam
Lee, In-Hwan; Hong, Soon-Il;
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Block-glued glulam is a structural material that can be used as a construction member of a large-section wooden building, which is produced by edgewise bonding of two or more glulam beam elements. The edgewise bonding performance of the block-glued glulam was examined through delamination test and block shear strength test. According to the test results, the block-glued glulam that was manufactured with 1.5 MPa of compressive pressure after applying of Resorcinol adhesive showed the best edgewise bonding performance. The block-glued glulam produced in a good edgewise bonding condition was compared with a control glulam with the same section modulus for bending strength performance. The modulus of elasticity (MOE) in bending was similar to that of the control glulam. The modulus of rupture (MOR) of the block-glued glulam was higher by 27% than that of the control glulam. No interfacial failure or cohesive failure were observed in the edgewise bonding layer.
Bending strength;block-glued glulam;delamination test;edgewise glued;modulus of elasticity;modulus of rupture;
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