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Concise illustrated guide to timber connections

21 April 2012

 Aimed at architects and designers, the new Concise illustrated guide to timber connections is a comprehensive guide detailing types of timber connections used, what they look like and the structural design constraints that affect configuration and appearance.

The guide explains the three basic methods of connecting pieces of timber together and timber to other materials: all-timber connections, metal connections and adhesives. It also looks at the most common forms of timber construction, as well as a few non-standard ones, and describes the connection most suitable for each.

Other topics covered include the key requirements to ensure the structure is sufficiently durable for its environment and life, and options for providing a specified period of fire resistance.

The guide will be available at the end of April in PDF format free to TRADA Members or at £19.50 for the printed version. Cost to non-members is £30.00 (only printed copy will be available to non-members).

Fibreboard

Meyer Timber Limited

Stoke on Trent Head Office
Meyer House, Hadleigh Park, Grindley Lane
Blythe Bridge
Stoke on Trent
ST11 9LW

t: 0845 873 5000

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Stair components

Brooks Bros (UK) Limited

Blackwater Place
The Causeway
Maldon
Essex
CM9 4GG

t: 01621 877400

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Glued Laminated timber (Glulam)

Thomas Armstrong (Timber) Limited

Workington Road
Flimby
Maryport
Cumbria
CA15 8RY

t: 01900 68226

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