hyJOIST® Futurebuild LVL I-Joists

Product Description

The hyJOIST® range consists of NZ made engineered I-Joists that are a cost-effective* solution for floor joists, rafters and purlins in both residential and commercial construction. Consisting of structural LVL flanges with a structural plywood web, hyJOIST is lightweight and easy to install. (*Subject to design considerations) 

Features & Benefits

  • hyJOIST is manufactured from sustainably-grown NZ plantation pine
  • Consisting of structural LVL flanges and a structural plywood web, all veneers are bonded together using type 'A' (marine) bond, known for long-term durability in structural applications
  • Available in 10 section sizes and 3 different flange widths. Allowing specifiers to optimize performance of a floor design in depth, span, load and cost
  • Provides greater design flexibility for cost-effective floor layouts
  • Available in a range of lengths up to 13.2 metres
  • Lightweight: HJ240 45 and HJ300 45 hyJOIST are approximately 60 - 70% the weight of equivalent spanning SG8 section
  • Easier installation of services within the floor space
  • Straight, uniform and dimensionally stable
  • Readily available untreated or H1.2 treated using a glue line and surface spray treatment to the requirements of NZS 3640
  • H3.1 LOSP available on a made to order basis subject to minimum volumes and lead times, Contact us for further information
  • Stringent quality control – EWPAA certified
  • Available FSC® CoC Certified on request (Certificate Number: SCS-COC-001319)
  • Residential Span Tables and installation guide available
  • Supported by technical support and software from Futurebuild LVL


hyJOIST LVL flanges are manufactured in accordance with AS/NZS 4357, Structural Laminated Veneer Lumber, whilst manufactured hyJOIST beams are randomly sampled and in-grade verified against published Characteristic Properties. hyJOIST is a product certified by the Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia (EWPAA), which is JAS-ANZ certified.

Futurebuild LVL is committed to manufacturing innovative engineered building products. For quality assurance the hyJOIST range is manufactured with independent audit processes and product certification.

All hyJOIST components are manufactured using a Type ‘A’ (marine) bond with less than 0.5mg/L formaldehyde (equivalent to E0) emissions from the final product

Untreated (UT) product may at times contain some glue line treatment.


• Available in 600mm increments from 2.4m to 13.2m

• A range of face and top mount joist hangers are available to fit the hyJOIST I-Joist range.

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