Classification of adhesives for structural use
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This Wood Information Sheet gives guidance on assessing the suitability of existing doors for upgrading to give a 20 or 30 minutes' fire resistance comparable with that of purpose-made fire doors. Upgrading to 60 minutes' performance will rarely be possible.
Upgrading the fire resistance of existing doors is a...
Fire-resisting doorsets, as distinct from single 'fire door' leaves, are precisely designed and engineered component sets required to perform three main functions:
- To protect escape routes from the effects of fire (including smoke) so occupants can leave safely (includes lofts and conversions)
- To protect the contents and/or structure...
The inaugural International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER) meeting was held at University of Bath from 31st August to 4th September 2014. Around 70 leading timber researchers from around the world participated at the event. Twenty one technical papers and a number of technical notes were presented and discussed...