Adding New MOE LVL Products to BC Framer

Read before upgrading to BC Framer® software. Add new products before upgrade so you can use the old material as a reference for colors, consider lists, pricing, etc.

In 2019, Boise Cascade introduced new LVL product lines with revised MOE values. The discontinued products remained in the software to allow designers to work through stock on hand. The new products were added to the BC Framer and other programs as these products became available.

Obsolete product series and the replacement products.

Previous (Obsolete) New Widths
VERSA-LAM 1.4 1800 DF VERSA-LAM 1.5E 1800 DF 1-5/16"
VERSA-LAM 1.7 2400 DF VERSA-LAM 1.8E 2400 DF 1-1/2", 1-3/4"
VERSA-LAM 1.7 2650 DF VERSA-LAM 1.8E 2650 DF 3-1/2", 5-1/4", 7"
VERSA-LAM 1.7 2650 SP VERSA-LAM 1.8E 2650 SP 1-1/2", 1-3/4", 3-1/2", 5-1/4"
VERSA-LAM 1.8 2750 SP VERSA-LAM 1.8E 2650 SP 3-1/2", 5-1/4"
VERSA-LAM 2.0 2800 DF VERSA-LAM 2.1E 2800 DF 1-1/2", 1-3/4"
VERSA-LAM 2.0 3100 DF VERSA-LAM 2.1E 3100 DF 3-1/2", 5-1/4", 7"
VERSA-LAM 2.0 3100 SP VERSA-LAM 2.1E 3100 SP 1-1/2", 1-3/4", 3-1/2", 5-1/4"
VERSA-LAM 2.2 3100 DF VERSA-LAM 2.3E 3100 DF 3-1/2", 5-1/4", 7"


Starting in BC Framer version these old products are removed from the active material and lists and set to a status of "Obsolete". The products are still available in the software for legacy use, but now have a line through the name. They may be viewed in Item Master by checking the "Show Obsolete Material" box.

Existing models with the old product will not be changed. However you may discover that your material lists are missing the older products, whatever lists they may have been in. For example the default lists in Beams (Boise East Beams) or Posts (Boise East LVL ).

While this is an inconvenience it is important that current projects use currently available products. In addition, this provides you with improved structural performance using the new MOE LVL values.

To add new MOE products to a BC Framer install:

The new products may not be turned on by default in MiTek Materials.

In Framer click File > Setup > MiTek Materials

Under Main Navigation, choose Item Master, Material Category: Rectangular EWP, filter by Series:


Place a check in the box to the left to add the material and click Save.

Click Material List and expand out the Application Category > Beam.

Select the list you want to add material to, or create a new list. Filter and select material in the "Available Material" list and use the ">" button to add to the "Active Material" list.


Click Save. If the new MOE LVL doesn't show in BC Framer, restart the application and try again.

Contact EWP Support if you have any issues or receive an error.

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