Dovetail Connection


The program HSC+ is suitable for the design of dovetail joints of timber beams according to the general building inspectorate approval. The secondary beam can be connected at a right angle or with a horizontal or vertical inclination.

One-sided or two-sided connections are available for selection. The available timber materials are softwood, glulam or laminated veneer lumber as per LVL Code of Practice 2019.

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  • Softwood of the strength classes C14 to C50
  • Glulam of the strength classes GL20c/h to GL32c/h
  • Laminated veneer lumber LVL 22 C to LVL 80 P
Structural system
  • Main beam
  • Connection
  • Secondary beam
  • Tenon
  • Vertical load
  • Horizontal load
  • Distance of the horizontal load to the top edge of the secondary beam
  • Duration of load

The program provides for the design according to the currently valid approval Z-9.1-649 in combination with DIN EN 1995-1-1.

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Timber construction

DIN EN 1995-1-1 in combination with Z-9.1-649

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