Structural Wood Systems, Inc.  |  241 Lake Street, Bellingham, MA 

 (508) 876-9663  |  P.O. Box: 737

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Products

Products stocked in our facility located at 241 Lake Street, Bellingham, MA.

I-Joists

I-Joists available in a variety of sizes and depths​

  • 2-1/2" Series Depths: 9-1/2", 11-7/8", 14", 16"

  • 3-1/2" Series Depths: 11-7/8", 14", 16"

LVL Joists

LVL Joists available in the sizes below:

  • 1-1/2" Series Depths: 9-1/2", 11-7/8", 14"

Open Web Floor Joists - Tri-Force

Open Web Floor Joists available in a variety of sizes and depths​

  • 2-1/2" Series Depths: 11-7/8", 14", 16"

  • 3-1/2" Series Depths: 11-7/8", 14", 16"

LVL Beams & Headers  -  (2.0 MoE)

SWS stocks both 1-1/2" & 1-3/4" Thick LVL in a variety of sizes:

  • ​​1-1/2" - Depths: 9-1/2", 11-7/8", 14"

  • 1-3/4" - Depths: 9-1/2", 11-7/8", 14", 16", 18", 20", 24"

Engineered Posts

1.7-E Engineered Wood Columns are available in a variety of sizes:

  • 3-1/2"x 3-1/2", 3-1/2"x 5-1/2", 3-1/2"x 7-1/4",

  • 5-1/2"x 5-1/2", 5-1/2"x 7-1/4"

Insulated LVL Headers​

SWS Insulated LVL Headers are rated at R-20, the highest rated insulated wood header on the market today.

SWS LVL Insulated Headers are available in two sizes:

  • 5-1/2" x 9-1/4" 

  • 5-1/2" x 11-1/4"

Rim board

Rim Board is available in four different depths all at a thickness of 1-1/8"

  • 9-1/2"

  • 11-7/8"

  • 14"

  • 16"

SWS Blocking Panels​

SWS Pre-Cut Blocking Panels are available in 4 depths and 4 lengths to accomodate 12" oc, 16" oc, 19.2" oc, and 24" oc spacing. 

SWS Pre-Cut Blocking Panels are available in both I-Joist & LVL material 

  • 9-1/2"

  • 11-7/8"

  • 14"

  • 16"

Joist Hangers/Connectors

SWS stocks Simpson-Strong Tie  Hangers & Connectors (Over 200 sizes in stock)

  • Face & Top Mount Hangers for both I-Joists and LVL members

  • HDUs

  • Threaded Rods

  • Screws, etc

Steel Beams, & Portal  Frames

All Steel Beams & Portal Frames are shipped Pre-fabricated. They are ready to be bolted together in the field.  No cutting or drilling required, thereby eliminating most of the hassles associated with steel.

(SWS will weld moment connections on-site)

Steel Columns​

All Steel Columns are HSS Steel Tube Columns when wood columns are not strong enough.  SWS stocks the following HSS columns:

  • 4" x 4" x 1/4"

  • 5" x 5" x 3/8"

Steel Portal Frames

For shear wall / brace wall purposes, we provide steel portal frames to withstand high wind loads in coastal areas or to prevent racking in walls with very little plywood.

Typically portal frames are designed to fit within a six inch or eight inch wall system

Roof Trusses & Open Web Floor Trusses

SWS designs the Roof Trusses & Open Web Floor trusses "in-house". 

We do not farm out the truss design to another organization.

Instead, the entire structural design is created, reviewed,and perfected in one location.