Nordic Sizer

Nordic Sizer is a software program built to design individual structural elements (joists, beams, columns, studs, slabs, and panels) using the full range of Nordic engineered wood products.

Nordic Sizer software application analyzes and designs members for specified loads in accordance with CSA O86 (Canada) or NDS (United-States) standard, and automatically checks load cases and load combinations in accordance with NBC (Canada) or IBC (United-States). Features include floor vibration checks and fire resistance calculations.

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Step 1 – Download & Install

Nordic Sizer - Canada 6.3.1

Nordic Sizer - USA 6.3.1

Last updated: February 2016

A key code is required for using the software.
For a trial version, use “DEMO” as the key code.


Fill in the form, making sure to cut and paste your Software ID that appears upon opening of Nordic Sizer.


You will receive your key code by email within the next business day.

If you are having trouble installing the software, please contact the technical support.



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