Load-bearing behaviour
from X-LAM and Glulam

Glued laminated timber elements or X-LAM elements can be viewed as so-called compliantly connected cross-sections. Their load-bearing capacity and rigidity must be determined by taking into account the shear deformation of the transverse layers, also known as rolling shear, and the load position.

Calculation of the load-bearing behaviour

The calculation of the load-bearing behaviour of glued laminated timber elements and X-LAM elements can be carried out with different methods: the so-called shear analogy, the γ-method or the Timoshenko beam theory.


Individual glulam

With our glued laminated timber (glulam), individual constructions can be built, because we produce the components in almost any shape and size – entirely according to your wishes. The kiln-dried wooden boards are joined together by finger-jointing to form long lamellas. Discover our wide range of glulam products.

X-LAM element construction

Whether roof, ceiling or wall – X-LAM can be used in a variety of ways. Our X-LAM element construction gives you great freedom in building design. The flexibly usable elements made of cross laminated timber are custom-made for you and can be assembled quickly and easily.

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