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The association is product a film illustrating the wide scope of its activities in research and development, advisory services, education and the provision of technical information for the industry in general. At the same time the many timber consuming trades and those professions who use wood are being asked in the film to take,part in timber research by becoming members of the Association. This film will be shown to 'a wide range of industrial and professional organisations next year, and it will undoubtedly, be valuable in stressing the importance of wood and research in industry to-day.

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List of Wood Information Sheetsnavigation-arrow

This document contains a fully comprehensive list of all the most up to date Wood Information Sheets (WIS) published by TRADA. Available to members for free or non-members for £12.00, these Wood Information Sheets provide technical guidance related to almost every timber topic under the sun.



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24/04/2019 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Acoustic performance in residential timber frame developmentsnavigation-arrow

The resistance to sound is not just a legal requirement; designers should take account of the expected transmission of sound between dwellings, between rooms and from outside, and design the walls and floors accordingly.

The Building Regulations require that occupants of a dwelling be 'reasonably protected' from noise...

10/04/2017 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Adhesive-bonded repair systems for structural timbernavigation-arrow

Although there is an increasing interest and application in using adhesive-bonded connections for new buildings, the main demand for this technology in the UK is for repairs to structural timbers. The original concept was aimed at repairing historic structures. However, the technology is increasingly being used for repairing modern materials...

21/04/2017 |  Wood Information Sheet