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Truss chords

Murphy Laminated Veneer Lumber Truss Chords offers predictable performance from piece to piece, compared to milled lumber trusses. Our non-shrinking engineered wood Truss Chords are ideal for demanding applications that require consistent strength and stiffness. Murphy Truss Chords deliver higher bending strength with more restricted wane and warp.

LVL Product Grades available:

Murphy’s engineered veneer truss chords are available in 2.0E product grade.

LVL Product Size options:

Thickness – 1-3/8″, 1-1/2″ and 1-3/4″
Widths – 3-1/2 ” to 24″. Specialty rip width on request
Lengths – 8′ to 72′. DET lengths available on request

LVL Properties

Sizing Software Support:

To better assist engineers, designers and specifiers, Murphy has partnered with Calculated Structured Designs of Calgary, Alberta Canada, an industry leader in design software. isDesign software will aid in the specification of framing members to structurally resist engineering problems by entering simple span applications, point loads, cantilevers and other common applications. It recognizes all U.S. building codes and offers printable design calculations and beam capabilities. Please contact your sales representative to learn more about receiving a complimentary copy of isDesign Software.

Specialty Services:

We can provide a number of specialty services, including the following:
  • Private label provider
  • Custom stamping
  • Custom packaging
  • Literature support
Contact your local salesperson for more information on how we can provide speciality services that match your needs.

Transportation Options:

  • UP and BN served
  • Flatbed trucks
  • Container loading


  1. Murphy LVL Technical Guide
  2. APA Product Report L283 LVL Lumber
  3. ESR-2913 ICC report
  4. MSDS for LVL