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Certification requirements for manufacturers of metal-plate-connected wood trusses
This is the first edition of CSA S349, Certification requirements for manufacturers of metal-plate-connected wood trusses.
This Standard specifies the minimum certification requirements for facilities engaged in the manufacture of metal-plate-connected wood trusses designed in accordance with CSA O86 and TPIC in order to conform with industry standards.
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