Dimensional Stability Where You Need It

One-step rim board designed to match BCI® and AJS® Joists are available in long lengths making installation simple.

Product Overview

Give your floor the lateral support it needs without the hassle. Boise Cascade® Rimboard OSB is a one-step rim board designed for use with BCI® and AJS® Joists. With strength and dimensional stability, the rim board offers consistency and performance builders can trust while speeding install times.

Engineered and manufactured to provide consistent performance. Boise Cascade Rimboard can handle seismic and high wind loads, and can eliminate the need for squash blocks or other complicated framing details for load transfer.

Boise Cascade Rimboard Benefits

  • Sized to the exact depth of BCI and AJS Joists
  • One-step rim board — nail and go
  • Consistently straight, strong, and true
  • Efficiently and effectively transfers load to the foundation
  • Dimensionally stable

Quick Installation

Boise Cascade Rimboard comes in long lengths and in depths to match BCI and AJS I-joists, reducing construction time. With exact depths, there’s no need to rip material on site, further reducing labor.

Strong and Stable

Manufactured to achieve maximum nailing values, Boise Cascade offers rim board solutions that can handle seismic and high wind loads. High dimensional stability reduces inspection time and rejected material, while high vertical load transfer eliminates the need for squash blocks and complicated framing details.

Product Literature

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APA PR-S201 Fire-Rated Assemblies Code ReportCode ReportViewcode-reportus-east us-west canada-east canada-west
Western Installation Guide – MTP-W7001*Popular, Installation GuideViewaa-popular installation-guideus-west
Boise Cascade OSB Rimboard SDSSafety Data SheetsViewsafety-data-sheetsus-east us-west canada-east canada-west
Brick Veneer Support on Wood – GE-2Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Design Load Considerations for Non-Load Bearing Partition Walls in Residental Construction – GE-22Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Electrical Wiring Installation Horizontal Holes – GE-27Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Engineered Wood Rimboard Specifications – Rim-1Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Feet & Inches on a Regular Calculator – GE-9Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Flame Spread Classifications and Corresponding Surface Treatments – GE-13Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
High Slope Roofs – GE-12Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Installed Damaged Product – GE-28Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Lateral Bracing of Joists and Beams – GE-16Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
PreserveTech HW / Royal Pacific Industries Insect-Treated Engineered Wood Products for Hawaii – GE-26Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Pressure and Topical Applications and Treatments – GE-25Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Required Separation Between Garage and Living Space Above – GE-5Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Temperature and Moisture Content of Engineered Wood Products During Manufacturing – GE-10Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Use of Boise Cascade EWP for Concrete Formwork – GE-24Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Use of Engineered Wood Products in International Shipping Pallets and Packaging – GE-17Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Vertical Load Transfer over Bearings within BC FRAMER & BC CALC – GE-23Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Weights of Building Materials – GE-1Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west
Wood Frame Garage Floor Design Guidelines – GE-19Tech NoteViewtech-noteus-east us-west

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Rim board is sold throughout the United States and Canada.

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