Woodworking Industry News

Mass-wood CLT building survives earthquake test

SAN DIEGO  - A full-scale validation of new CLT wood building components  was completed at The successful test took place on the world’s largest outdoor shake table, at the University of California San Diego. Katerra, a construction startup investing heavily in cross-laminated timber (CLT) construction material, saw its seismic shear wall tested.
DR Johnson, a leading developer and supplier of CLT products, also saw them tested on the table. This first of its kind research project in the U.S.