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Got a Bounce in Your Floor? Use IBS 2000® Industrial Bridging.


   

 

You'll Be Glad You Chose Us.

  Welcome to Luxor Industrial Corporation. Luxor develops,

manufactures, and markets innovative wood building

components for the construction of floor and wall systems

in residential and light commercial buildings.

Effective planning is crucial to the successful completion of

any project.Before starting the project, our team of

experts will first assess your goals.Then we provide you

with an estimate and time-line for completion. 

Interlocking Bridging System (IBS) is engineered bridging - it controls bounce and vibration in floors. A row of IBS

interlocks all the joists together, resulting in a solid and stiff floor assembly-a better performing floor with increased

span.  

 

IBS's contribution to floor performance has been approved in Canada by CCMC.

IBS's design flexibility can provide the lowest cost alternative and always results in stiffer floors. IBS is ideal to use

in common problem areas such as long span rooms, active living areas, floors with tile or stone toppings, kitchen

islands and in dining areas that are prone to rattling china/glassware.

It is not necessary for a Designer/Builder to "throw more wood at the floor" to get a better floor. Increasing joist depth,

decreasing on-center spacing or increasing flange width only marginally increases floor performance. In today's

"Go Green" environment IBS provides design flexibility to build a better floor-decreasing joist depth, increasing

on-center spacing and decreasing flange-width. Typically, a floor built with IBS uses 20 - 25% less fiber compared to

conventional floor configurations.

 

A floor built with IBS is usually less expensive than a conventional floor as less joist material is used-for example,

an original sawn lumber 2x12 [depth] floor design can be optimized by using IBS to drop down to a 2x10 floor design

(or 2x10 to 2x8). An original I-Joist 2x4 flange floor design can be optimized using IBS to drop down to a 2x3 flange.

An original 12" on-center spacing design can be optimized using IBS to increase on-center spacing to 16"

(or 16" to 19.2" ) with the same joists. Each example results in savings in material costs and/or longer spans with

equivalent performance.

 

Using IBS is by far the lowest cost alternative and simplest method to retrofit any poor performing floor.

 

Cost-Effective Services

 

  Eliminate all the items on your to-do list by calling the experts at Luxor Wood Products Ltd.. You'll be glad you did.

We have many years of experience and work hard to make sure the job is done right while saving you time, money,

and aggravation. We'll be there whenever you need us.

 

Call us today to get your project underway. 1-877-496-4355