Laserframe® is structural timber for use in residential and light commercial building. Pine framing has been used by generations of Australian builders for its high strength-to-weight ratio, flexibility and ease of use.
Laserframe renewable pine framing is grown in sustainably managed plantations and has Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification Chain of Custody (PEFC CoC) certification available upon request.
Laserframe Structural Timber has been quality assured, graded and tested according to Australian Standards.
Features & Benefits
- Kiln dried for improved stability
- Quality Assured – lengths individually graded for structural assurance
- Compliant with Australian Standards
- Renewable - produced in Australia from sustainably grown Australian plantation pine. Available as PEFC® certified upon request
Laserframe® is structural pine suitable for use in residential and light commercial framing. Manufactured by Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts, Laserframe is produced to Australian Standard AS/NZS1748: Timber–Solid-stress-graded for structural purposes. It is also independently audited against the requirements of the Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia (EWPAA) Plantation Timber Certification Scheme (PTCS) to provide additional quality assurance. All Laserframe structurally graded timber is compliant with the following Australian Standards:
- AS 1684: Residential Timber Framed Construction
- AS 1720.1: Timber Structures, Part 1: Design Methods
This guide from Wood Solutions provides information to help architects, designers, builders and owners understand the Construction of Building in Bushfire Prone Areas Standard AS 3959 and in particular the construction requirements for using traditional timber building methods for each Bushfire Attack Level (BAL).
Wood Solutions technical guides assists the building industry and owners to understand the key issues to be considered when assessing moisture-affected timber construction and some guidance on how to address them
To provide additional quality assurance we are independently audited against the requirements of the EWPAA Plantation Timber Certification Scheme (PTCS)
Laserframe Untreated structural framing can be used in all areas of Australia. However, for geographical regions where termites are active, Laserframe Terminator Blue or Red is recommended for added protection.
All Laserframe products have identification marks by way of an end tag or inkjet stamp along the face or edge of the board.
These marking include:
- Structural grade
- Time and date of production
- Sawmill identification number
- Australian Standard
For treated timber products these markings also include:
- Registered treatment plant number
- Preservative number
- Hazard Class number
Fixings & Fasteners
Laserframe Untreated is non-corrosive to fixings, so no special fixings are required.
Gloves, dust masks and glasses should be worn at all times when working with timber. Please refer to Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) below for full details.
Off-cuts can be disposed of as normal landfill waste. Please refer to Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) below for full details.