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Concrete Lumber Products





Advantages of Concrete Lumber

Concrete Lumber has a greater span capacity than same-size wood lumber and will not burn, rot, warp, rust, delaminate or splinter. It does not require any chemical treatment for insects or for ground or below grade uses.

2X Concrete Lumber Joists and Planks

Part Number Nominal Size Actual Size Weight Per LF Usage
2x6JW1K6C5  2"x6"x 16' 1.5"x5.5"x 16'  5.4 LBS     Plank
2x8JW2K6C5  2"x8"x 16' 1.5"x7.25"x 16'  7.2 LBS Joist / Plank
2x10JW2K6C5  2"x10"x 16' 1.5"x9.25"x 16'  9.1 LBS Joist / Plank
2x12JW3K6C5  2"x12"x 16' 1.5"x11.25"x 16'  11.1 LBS Joist / Plank
2x14JW3K6C5  2"x14"x 16' 1.5"x13.25"x 16'  13.1 LBS Joist / Plank

4X Concrete Lumber Beams, and Planks

Part Number Nominal Size Actual Size Weight Per LF Usage
4x6PW2K6C5  4"x6"x 7'-6" 3.5"x5.5"x 7'-6"  12.6 LBS Post / Plank
4x6BW2K6C5  4"x6"x 15' 3.5"x5.5"x 15'  12.6 LBS Beam / Plank
4x10BW6K6C5  4"x10"x 15' 3.5"x9.25"x 15'  21.3 LBS Beam / Plank
4x14BW8K6C5  4"x14"x 24' 3.5"x13.25"x 24'  30.0 LBS Beam / Plank
6x6PW3K6C5  6"x6"x 15' 5.5"x5.5"x 15'  19.9 LBS Post / Timber 

2X Joist Span Comparison - Concrete Lumber to Wood

Joist Size Concrete Lumber 50LB/SF Pine 50LB/SF Concrete Lumber 100LB/SF Pine 100LB/SF
Span Span Span Span
2"x8" W2   14’   12’   10’    9’
2"x10" W2   17'   16’   12’   11’
2"x12" W3   20'   19’   14'   13’
2"x14" W3   22'   21’   16'   15’

2X and 4X Plank Span Comparison - Concrete Lumber to Wood

Plank Size Concrete Lumber 50LB/SF Pine 50LB/SF Concrete Lumber 100LB/SF Pine 100LB/SF
Span Span Span Span
2"x8" W2   72"   24"   60"   16"
2"x12" W2   72"   24"   60"   16"
4"x10" W6   168"   24"   150"   16"
4"x14" W8   168"   24"   150"   16"

Functional Comparisons

Function Concrete Lumber Wood Steel Engineered Wood
Rot No Yes Yes Yes
Termites and Bugs No Yes No Yes
Burn No Yes Not Good Yes
Splinter No Yes No Yes
Freeze-Thaw Excellent Not good Excellent Not good
Warp No Yes No Yes
Delaminate No No No Yes
Chemicals No Yes No Yes
Life Cycle Maintanence Excellent Not good Excellent Not good
Rust No No Yes No