Wyke Manor Timber Beam Repair
This project involved the use of Carbon Fibre Plate reinforcement to strengthen a failed timber beam. The 1.4 meter long x 1.1 meter wide chimney stack (estimated weight 6,500 kgs) was wholly supported by two timber beams spanning a passageway 2.50 meters wide. Both 350 mm wide x 240 mm deep supporting oak beams had bowed downwards and the front beam had failed resulting in major fracturing at a knot. Scroll down to see all the photos. Click on any photo to enlarge it.