The distance an LVL beam can span depends on a plethora of factors. Some manufacturers limit their beams to 60′ due to transportation issues, while others have the capability to manufacture beams up to 80′ long. So, the longest unsupported span possible using LVL would be 80-feet.

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## How far can Microlam?

60 feet

If you want your total span between members to be less than 60 feet, you need to measure it. The maximum length of manufactured beams is sixty feet.

## How far can a LVL span without support?

The distance an LVL beam can span depends on a plethora of factors. Some manufacturers limit their beams to 60′ due to transportation issues, while others have the capability to manufacture beams up to 80′ long. So, the longest unsupported span possible using LVL would be 80-feet.

**How big of a LVL beam do I need?**

What size lvl beam for a 20 foot span:- as per general thumb rule, for a 20 foot span, size of LVL beam or GLULAM should be 10 to 12 inches deep and 3-1/2 inches or 2ply wide, thus you need something like a 10-12″ GLULAM or LVL to span upto 20 feet and can use simple 2×14 dimensional lumber at 16″ apart from centre as …

### What size LVL Do I need to span 30 feet?

What size lvl beam for a 30 foot span:- as per general thumb rule, for a 30 foot span, size of LVL beam or GLULAM should be 16-18 inches deep and 4 inches wide, thus you need something like a 16-18″ GLULAM or LVL to span upto 30 feet used for residential building or projects.

### How far can a 9.5 LVL span?

Due to its strength, an LVL beam can span up to 60 feet and is much stronger than traditional lumber.

**How far can a 4X10 beam span?**

7′-5″

Dimensional Lumber Deck Beam Span Chart

Joist Spans | ||
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Douglas Fir-Larch, Hem-Fir, Spruce-Pine-Fir, Redwood, Cedars, Ponderosa Pine, Red Pine | 4X10 | 7′-5″ |

4X12 | 8′-7″ | |

3-2X6 | 5′-9″ | |

3-2X8 |

## How far can a lam beam span?

Glulam beams can span not more than 100 feet, even in large open spaces. Normally, people do not come in need to span in such a big measurement. To span up to 24 feet, the consumer will need a 12” (nominal) I-joist, or they could use an engineered floor truss to span the product.

## How far can you span a LVL beam?

Due to its strength, an LVL beam can span up to 60 feet and is much stronger than traditional lumber. Generally, you can find LVL beams in 4-foot increments starting at 24 feet and going up to 44 feet long, with special orders up to 60 feet. LVL beam thickness is usually between 1 ¾ and 7 inches.

**How far can a double 2×12 LVL span?**

### What size LVL do I need for a 12 foot span?

What size lvl beam for a 12 foot span:- as per general thumb rule, for a 12 foot span, size of LVL beam or GLULAM should be 6 to 7 inches deep and 3 inches wide, thus you need something like a 6-7″ GLULAM or LVL to span upto 12 feet and can use simple 2×8 dimensional lumber at 16″ apart from centre as floor joists used …

### How long can a 4X8 beam span?

Dimensional Lumber Deck Beam Span Chart

Joist Spans | ||
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Douglas Fir-Larch, Hem-Fir, Spruce-Pine-Fir, Redwood, Cedars, Ponderosa Pine, Red Pine | 4X6 | 6′-2″ |

4X8 | 8′-2″ | |

4X10 | 9′-8″ | |

4X12 | 11′-2″ |