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BCI® Joists are specially constructed I-joists with flanges made from strong VERSA-LAM® laminated veneer lumber with oriented stranded board webs and approved waterproof structural adhesives, providing outstanding strength and durability.

Features Benefits
Six Series: 4500, 5000, 6000, 6500, 60 and 90 A complete line of products to satisfy every home building need
About 20% stronger than comparably sized dimension lumber Longer spans or smaller joists using less wood fiber may be specified
Widest I-Joist product line in the industry Easier to work with on the jobsite because of their wide nailing surface
Light weight Easier to handle; quick construction; lower labor costs
Available in long lengths Simpler floor/roof layouts; increases floor performance and seismic resistance
Consistent from piece to piece: Help keep floors flat and homes square Finish work can go faster with fewer problems; quiet floors
1-1/2” Prestamped knockouts Wiring can be routed through the web; quicker construction, reducing labor costs; allowing airflow above insulation
Holes Allowed in Web Wiring, HVAC, plumbing and other large holes can be routed through the web; no unsightly soffits
“Eased” Smoothed Edges Framers are much less like to suffer splinters on the job
Clean appearance Pleases the structure’s owner which makes the builder look good
Field-Trimmable with carpentry tools Quick, easy job site modification without specialized skills or tools
Renewable resource Uses about half the wood fiber of dimensional lumber (build “green” into the product)
Lifetime warranty Instills confidence in the product, the builder and YOU!

BCI® Joists in Eastern United States are manufactured in Alexandria (Lena), Louisiana. For more information regarding this product, click on the links below.

Product/Specifier/Technical Guides
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Eastern BCI® and VERSA-LAM® Specifier Guide
Image of East Builder Guide Cover
Eastern BCI® and VERSA-LAM® Builder Guide
Image of East Install Guide Full Size Cover
Eastern BCI® and VERSA-LAM® Install Guide (Full size)
Image of East Install Guide Letter size Cover
Eastern BCI® and VERSA-LAM® Install Guide (ltr size)
Image of East Commercial Guide Cover
Eastern Commercial Guide
 
Code Reports
ICC-ES Report ESR-1336 BCI Fabricated Wood I-Joists
ICC-ES VAR Environmental Report VAR-1017
Tech Notes
IJ-1 Shear Transfer Equivalency IJ-2 Span to Depth Ratio IJ-3 Slope Cut Reinforcement
IJ-5 Joist to Hip Beam Connection IJ-6 2x Ceiling Joist Connection IJ-7 Drywall Storage
IJ-8 Glue Nail Floor Composite Action IJ-9 BCI® Header Table IJ-10 Rafter Cut Length Table
IJ-11 Fire Exposure IJ-12 Design Live Loads for Residential Floors IJ-13 Multiple Ply BCI® / AJS® Member
IJ-14 Minor Flange Cuts IJ-16 BCI® Web Stiffener Requirements IJ-19 Drywall Storage with Shoring
IJ-20 SawTek® Holes IJ-21 Flange Nailing at Bearing IJ-22 Add Joist Partition Wall
IJ-24 Multiple Web Hole Analysis IJ-25 Mineral Wool Installation Guide IJ-27 Web Hole Location Provisions
IJ-28 IJ-28 Drop-In Gypsum Board Installation Guide IJ-30 FMJ AJS 24 / BCI 90 Installation Guide
Fire Design and Install Guide
Fire Design and Install Guide

Support Information

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Questions or concerns regarding Engineered Wood Products Software Support, call 800-405-5969 or email.

 

BCI® Joists in Western United States are manufactured in White City, Oregon. For more information regarding this product, click on the links below.

Product/Specifier/Technical Guides
Image of West Specifier Guide Cover
Western BCI® and VERSA-LAM® Specifier Guide
Image of West Builder Guide Cover
Western BCI® and VERSA-LAM® Builder Guide
Image of West Install Guide Full Size Cover
Western BCI® and VERSA-LAM® Install Guide (Full size)
Image of West Install Guide Letter size Cover
Western BCI® and VERSA-LAM® Install Guide (ltr size)
Image of West Commercial Guide Cover
Western Commercial Guide
 
Code Reports
ICC-ES Report ESR-1336 BCI Fabricated Wood I-Joists
ICC-ES VAR Environmental Report VAR-1017
Tech Notes
IJ-1 Shear Transfer Equivalency IJ-2 Span to Depth Ratio IJ-3 Slope Cut Reinforcement
IJ-5 Joist to Hip Beam Connection IJ-6 2x Ceiling Joist Connection IJ-7 Drywall Storage
IJ-8 Glue Nail Floor Composite Action IJ-9 BCI® Header Table IJ-10 Rafter Cut Length Table
IJ-11 Fire Exposure IJ-12 Design Live Loads for Residential Floors IJ-13 Multiple Ply BCI® / AJS® Member
IJ-14 Minor Flange Cuts IJ-16 BCI® Web Stiffener Requirements IJ-19 Drywall Storage with Shoring
IJ-20 SawTek® Holes IJ-21 Flange Nailing at Bearing IJ-22 Add Joist Partition Wall
IJ-24 Multiple Web Hole Analysis IJ-25 Mineral Wool Installation Guide IJ-27 Web Hole Location Provisions
IJ-28 IJ-28 Drop-In Gypsum Board Installation Guide IJ-30 FMJ AJS 24 / BCI 90 Installation Guide
Fire Design and Install Guide
Fire Design and Install Guide

Support Information

Find the distributor in your area.

Located the area manager in your area.

Locate engineering support in your area.

Questions or concerns regarding Engineered Wood Products Software Support, call 800-405-5969 or email.

 

BCI® Joists in Eastern United States are manufactured in Alexandria (Lena), Louisiana, USA. For more information regarding this product, click on the links below.

Product/Specifier/Technical Guides
English French cliquez ici, pour l’information en français 
BCI® East Specifier Guide BCI® East Specifier Guide
ALLJOIST® VERSA-LAM® BCI® Install Guide - Letter Sized ALLJOIST® VERSA-LAM® BCI® Install Guide - Letter Sized
ALLJOIST® VERSA-LAM® BCI® Install Guide - Full Size (22x34) ALLJOIST® VERSA-LAM® BCI® Install Guide - Full Size (22x34)
Code Reports
English French cliquez ici, pour l’information en français 
CCMC Report 13300E Not available at this time, please use English version
Tech Notes
IJ-1 Shear Transfer Equivalency IJ-2 Span to Depth Ratio IJ-3 Slope Cut Reinforcement
IJ-5 Joist to Hip Beam Connection IJ-6 2x Ceiling Joist Connection IJ-7 Drywall Storage
IJ-8 Glue Nail Floor Composite Action IJ-9 BCI® Header Table IJ-10 Rafter Cut Length Table
IJ-11 Fire Exposure IJ-12 Design Live Loads for Residential Floors IJ-13 Multiple Ply BCI® / AJS® Member
IJ-14 Minor Flange Cuts IJ-16 BCI® Web Stiffener Requirements IJ-19 Drywall Storage with Shoring
IJ-20 SawTek® Holes IJ-21 Flange Nailing at Bearing IJ-22 Add Joist Partition Wall
IJ-24 Multiple Web Hole Analysis IJ-25 Mineral Wool Installation Guide IJ-27 Web Hole Location Provisions
IJ-28 IJ-28 Drop-In Gypsum Board Installation Guide IJ-30 FMJ AJS 24 / BCI 90 Installation Guide
Fire Design and Install Guide
English Fire Design and Install Guide French Fire Design and Install Guide

Support Information

Find the distributor in your area.

Located the area manager in your area.

Locate engineering support in your area.

Questions or concerns regarding Engineered Wood Products Software Support, call 800-405-5969 or email.

BCI® Joists in Western United States are manufactured in White City, Oregon. For more information regarding this product, click on the links below.

Product/Specifier/Technical Guides
Western BCI® Specifier Guide
ALLJOIST® VERSA-LAM® BCI® Install Guide - Letter Sized
ALLJOIST® VERSA-LAM® BCI® Install Guide - Full Size (22x34)
Code Reports
CCMC Report 13300E
Tech Notes
IJ-1 Shear Transfer Equivalency IJ-2 Span to Depth Ratio IJ-3 Slope Cut Reinforcement
IJ-5 Joist to Hip Beam Connection IJ-6 2x Ceiling Joist Connection IJ-7 Drywall Storage
IJ-8 Glue Nail Floor Composite Action IJ-9 BCI® Header Table IJ-10 Rafter Cut Length Table
IJ-11 Fire Exposure IJ-12 Design Live Loads for Residential Floors IJ-13 Multiple Ply BCI® / AJS® Member
IJ-14 Minor Flange Cuts IJ-16 BCI® Web Stiffener Requirements IJ-19 Drywall Storage with Shoring
IJ-20 SawTek® Holes IJ-21 Flange Nailing at Bearing IJ-22 Add Joist Partition Wall
IJ-24 Multiple Web Hole Analysis IJ-25 Mineral Wool Installation Guide IJ-27 Web Hole Location Provisions
IJ-28 IJ-28 Drop-In Gypsum Board Installation Guide IJ-30 FMJ AJS 24 / BCI 90 Installation Guide
Fire Design and Install Guide
Fire Design and Install Guide

Support Information

Find the distributor in your area.

Located the area manager in your area.

Locate engineering support in your area.

Questions or concerns regarding Engineered Wood Products Software Support, call 800-405-5969 or email.