Testing CLT Connectors

An Oregon State University & PNCI Collaboration

Northwest Carpenters Union apprentices and Oregon State University School of Civil & Construction Engineering are working together to build and test cross-laminated timber (CLT) connectors for seismic and fire research. Watch how they are doing it.

For more information on structural research at Oregon State University, visit oregonstate.edu/structural-research.


Did You Know?

UBC started on job sites across the country.

Our founding president, Peter J. McGuire worked tirelessly on the job sites across the country with his fellow Carpenters to organize the union. In 1881, he organized a Chicago convention to form a union. Representatives from 11 cities joined him and they produced a constitution and structure. Learn More

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