Press Release

SPAX® PowerLags® Receive DrJ Product Certification for Multi-Ply LVL Beams and Girder Truss

February 21, 2019 Altenloh, Brinck & CO. U.S. Inc., received notification from DrJ Engineering that SPAX® PowerLags® fasteners are approved for use in multi-ply truss, sawn lumber and engineered wood product assemblies. SPAX® 5/16" PowerLags® with T-Star washer heads of lengths 3", 3-1/2", 4-1/2" 5", 6" and 6-3/4" have been tested for use in multi-ply assemblies of 2-ply, 3-ply and 4-ply applications. Pre-drilling or lead holes are not required for the installation of SPAX® PowerLags® in this application. For more information refer to DrJ TER No. 1802-03.

PDF Icon DrJ TER No. 1802-03 Rev 3-9-2021 Multi-Ply (Sawn Lumber and Engineered Wood: LVL, LSL and PSL) (517 KB) PDF Icon SPAX Technical Bulletin Multi-Ply Form S-2003 Rev 8-2022 (2 MB)