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Hyne OS'Brace®

Stable. Simple to Install. Environmentally Friendly.

Hyne OS’Brace® is a high quality, innovative and environmentally friendly sustainable structural bracing panel designed and manufactured specifically for the Australian construction industry. Hyne OS’Brace® is an engineered, three layered flat-pressed OSB panel of oriented strands (micro-veneers) bonded with synthetic resin.

Builders love the security of uisng Hyne OS’Brace® because it is simple to install, being lightweight, easy to cut, nail, screw and drill, while at the same time It resists distortion, splitting, delamination and buckling making it the perfect choice for any structural bracing purpose. Hyne OS’Brace® has a clean fresh timber appearance with none of the typical veneer defects of plywood.

Designers and specifiers are continually on the lookout for greener building material options. Hyne OS’Brace® offers a high quality new and innovative sheet bracing that’s also environmentally friendly. Suitable for Australian conditions, providing a long term performance and excellent dimensional stability.

Timber merchants and roof truss and wall frame manufacturers now supply Hyne OS’Brace® for their customers bracing requirements knowing that they’ll be helping to protect our global environment. Hyne Wholesale has stocks available of both untreated and H2 treated Hyne OS’Brace®, so when you need bracing give your local Hyne Wholesale a call.

Hyne OS’Brace is made from softwood strands sourced from sustainably managed forests.

Available Sizes (mm)

  • 2440, 2745, 3050 x 900mm
  • 2440, 2745, 3050 x 1200mm

Thickness

6mm

Pieces per Pack

90

Treatments

Available both untreated and H2 treated.

System Design and Installation

Standard Fasteners

For the Hyne OS’Brace® systems, 2.8mm diameter x 30mm flat head galvanised or corrosion resistant nails or their gun driven equivalent are specified according AS 1684 - 1999. Fastener edge distances along top and bottom plates and edge studs should be a minimum of 15mm and 8mm where panels butt along internal studs.

Anchoring Bottom Plates

Anchoring of bottom plates shall be in accordance with AS1684-1999 or designed in accordance with AS1720.1 -1997. Hold down provided in the Hyne OS’Brace® bracing system provides bracing resistance. Additional fixings (cyclone rods) may be required to resist uplift forces and must be appropriately designed and installed.

Registered

Hyne OS’Brace® H2 Blue is registered for compliance with the Timber Marketing Act 1977 (New South Wales) and the Queensland Timber and Marketing Act 1987. The design criteria for OS’Brace are based upon AS1684-1999 Residential Timber Framed Construction. The system has also been engineered and tested to comply with the performance requirements of the Building Code of Australia (BCA).

For further Technical Information click on the links below or download a copy of our Technical Design Software Hyne Design

You’re welcome to contact us for further information about Hyne OS’Brace® or the Hyne Wholesale Package, simply contact Hyne Product Info Service at info@hyne.com.au or 1300 30 4963.