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Alamco gives you true design flexibility with custom glulam columns, beams and mass timber components engineered to your size, strength, span, and shape.

Since 1938 Alamco
has been the standard
in custom heavy glulam
and mass timber manufacturing.

Versatile Products

Variety of custom glulam shapes available in 4 wood species and unlimited stain options, including 24 standard colors for any design.

Design Freedom

Beam lengths up to 125 feet and beam depths up to 72 inches for long spans. Beam widths up to 31 1/2 inches, perfect for mass timber columns.

Added Protection

Engineered strength with water and fire resistant adhesives. Additional fire resistant and wood preservative options include CCA and Penta.

All The Details

Customization from start to finish, including notching, steel hardware connections and mass timber applications.

Single member can substitute for trusses, eliminating bottom chords for more open spaceCan incorporate a curve as a high design featureCan be tapered at ends for a desired look, and for fit and function with other structural and finished components
Available as single or double curvaturesCan incorporate multiple radiuses in double curvaturesMinimum 42-inch radius
Commonly used in a variety of open space designsIdeal for large clear spansTraditionally designed into congregation spaces, such as religious structures and arenas
Designed with hidden or exposed hardware connectionsMaximum design spans up to 120 feetCan include radius bottom chord for design and more open spaceWide variety of pitches and web configurations
Available square edged and standard V edgedAvailable solid sawn and laminated for greater strengthMultiple species to complement glulam timber6" and 8" widths in 2", 3", 4" and 5" thicknessesTreated 2" x 6" southern yellow pine available

Available Species

Alaskan Yellow Cedar
Coastal Douglas Fir
Southern Yellow Pine
Western Red Cedar

Available Stains

Redwood
Mission Wall
White Birch
Woodridge
Yankee Barn
Coverbridge
Baja Biege
Cedar Bark
Cedar Mill
Spice Chest
Ficus
Crossroads
Baynon Brown
Chestnut
Moss Olive
Blue Shadow
Hill Country
Leeward
Foliage
Mountain Ash
Harbor Mist
Charwood
Riverwood
Hawthorne

*Stain colors may not be accurate to final finish

Mass timber.
Massive opportunities.

Mass timber is not only sustainable, it’s renowned for its strength-to-weight ratios and fire resistance. Alamco offers the mass timber structural components, including floor and roof panels, and the steel hardware connections you need for an effortless design and build.

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Glulam TypesAlamcoOther
Straight (W or W/O Camber)
Pitched and tapered
Arches (Radial & Tudor)
Trusses
Glulam SizesAlamcoOther
Maximum width31 1/4" (79.375 cm)8 3/4" (22.2 cm)
Maximum depth72" (183 cm)28 7/8" (73.3 cm)
Maximum length125' (38 m)56' (17 m)
Minimum radius42" (106.7 cm)
Wood SpeciesAlamcoOther
Southern Yellow Pine (SYP)Some Southeast US manufacturers
Coastal Douglas Fir (DF)Some Southeast US manufacturers
Alaska Yellow Cedar*
Western Red Cedar*
TreatmentsAlamcoOther
Treatment before gluing0.4 CCA (SYP); 0.3 Penta (Type C, SYP)
Treatment after gluingPenta (Type A, SYP); 0.4 or 0.6 ACQ; 0.4 or 0.6 MCA; 0.6 CCA; Copper Napthanate; ACZA; Incising (DF)
Class A fire retardantTopical, Flame Stop
Appearance and FinishesAlamcoOther
Framing grade
Industrial grade
Architectural grade
Premium grade
Texture finish (Rough)
Stain
In-house machining Notching, drilling, kerf, mortise, daps (embed), bevel
DeliveryAlamcoOther
Maximum weight18,000 lbs15,000 lbs
Less than truckload (LTL)Usually full truckload quantities only

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to Work

See how we can bring your vision to life with our custom glulam products, mass timber options, and comprehensive service and support.

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