Header has R15 insulation value.

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Manufactured from two 1 ½ in. thick plies of 1.5 E TimberStrand® LSL, TJ9 has rigid foam core and provides insulation value of R15. Suited for 2 x 6 walls in various depths, header allows for one-piece installation and is stocked in lengths of 17 ft to 6 in. Environmentally friendly TimberStrand® LSL is manufactured from aspen and yellow poplar in process that randomizes wood's natural strength-reducing defects, providing consistent, reliable products.



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TJ®- Insulated Header Joins the Trus Joist Line-Up


BOISE, Idaho (May 6, 2003) Trus Joist introduces the TJ®-Insulated Header as part of its FrameWorks® Building System. Manufactured from two 1-1/2" thick plies of 1.5 E TimberStrand® LSL, the header contains a rigid foam core and provides an insulation value of R15.

Designed for 2x6 walls in a variety of depths, these headers allow for quick, one-piece installation, at a lower installed cost than an equivalent built-up member. The product is stocked in lengths of 17'-6".

Environmentally friendly TimberStrand® LSL is manufactured from abundant, fast-growing species such as aspen and yellow poplar, which are renewable resources. The TimberStrand® LSL manufacturing process randomizes wood's natural strength-reducing defects, such as knots and pitch pockets, providing consistent, reliable products for specifiers and builders.

For additional information on the TJ®-Insulated Header call 1-800-338-0515, or contact a local Trus Joist technical representative.

Trus Joist, A Weyerhaeuser Business operates 19 manufacturing plants in North America, a manufacturing plant in Australia and sales offices worldwide. Trus Joist is recognized as the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of engineered lumber products, which provide greater value for the consumer, the builder and the environment.

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