02 November 2021

Moisture in timber: Part 1

Location: Online
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 UK time
Organiser: TRADA

The fourth session of the Fundamentals of timber series is ‘Moisture in timber, Part 1’.


It will be presented by Lewis Taylor, Timber Frame Consultant and will cover:


• The most important timber issue to understand.
• What is green timber or seasoned timber?
• Understanding the amount of water in timber.
• Equilibrium Moisture Content (EMC) and Fibre Saturation Point (FSP).
• What does 12% moisture content mean?
• Why and how does the moisture content of timber change?
• Drying of timber and good methods of storing timber.
• Shrinkage and movement: are they the same?

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