FWPA Building Innovations

Joists with reinforced service penetration openings

Joist system with added features including pre-made service penetrations with matching pressed metal reinforcing i.e. for larger penetrations such as duct openings.


The pressed metal reinforcing of penetrations helps retain beam strengh whilst using a relatively inexpensive and standardised approach.


Sizing to suit site specific penetration needs.




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Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA), a not for profit company, is the Australian forestry and wood  products industry’s service provider, investing in research and development, and providing research results and generic promotions to the Australoian industry. FWPA aims to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the Australian forest and wood products industry through innovation, investment in effective and relevant R&D and communication of the results to stakeholders. Read more about FWPA at www.fwpa.com.au

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Forest and Wood Products Australia
Level 11, 10-16 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

Phone: +61 3 9927 3200
Fax: +61 3 9927 3288
Email: info@fwpa.com.au