Engineered wood: Fact sheet no. 11
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This wood for good fact sheet is an introductory guide to engineered wood.
This sheet briefly explains engineered wood and then discusses the creation process and a number of the benefits of the different types of engineered woods available, included in which are: engineered timber beams (I-beams), heat treated wood, laminated wood panels, engineered constructional floors, compressed wood floors and engineered wood floors.
- Engineered timber beams (I-beams)
- Heat treated wood
- Laminated wood panels
- Engineered construction floors
- Compressed wood floors
- Engineered wood floors
Timber is one of the most common materials on a building site but is often one of the least respected. Despite being reasonably resilient and able to withstand a certain amount of abuse without damage, a lack of care both before and during the construction process can affect wood products...
With engineered timber becoming an increasingly prevalent component in construction, it is important for members of the construction industry to understand not only the benefits and properties of Engineered wood products, but also the different types.
With modified wood products being improved upon on a seemingly daily basis, this...
This fact sheet published by wood for good offers readers a concise overview of solid wood flooring.
The sheet covers some of the key points regarding solid wood flooring including a list of popular species, the choice of finishes available and a size specification guide for solid timber floors.