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    Author(s): Robert H. McAlister
    Date: 1989
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-53. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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    Between 1974 and 1986, a Southeastern Station Research Work Unit developed standards for composite studs, joists, and truss lumber and manufactured and demonstrated the materials. Economic feasibility was considered in every stage of research. Further development is left to industry.

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    McAlister, Robert H. 1989. The Research and Development of COM-PLY Lumber. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-53. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.

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    Construction lumber, composite lumber, truss lumber, joists, studs, performance standards.

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