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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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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...

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Adhesives for structural usenavigation-arrow

Adhesives are widely used in non-structural applications such as furniture manufacture and joinery. They are also used in the manufacture of panel products such as plywood, particleboard, fibreboard and oriented strandboard (OSB), of which some grades are used structurally.

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Assessment and repair of structural timbernavigation-arrow

Repairs become necessary when a building is no longer safe or serviceable for its intended purpose, or to restore or improve its appearance, performance or function.


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