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Can incising of timber before preservative treatment improve service life asks BM TRADA's Senior Technical Consultant John Williams?

Article from In Touch with Timber Issue 14 (2014)

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Achieving long-lasting timber fencing through specificationnavigation-arrow

Ben Sharples looks at the considerations for durable timber fencing.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015

01/01/2015 |  Magazine Article  

Preserving traditional timber claddingnavigation-arrow

Using treatments to increase service life means there is a greater choice for specifiers. Philip Emsley identifies the most common species used for cladding and what preservatives, coatings and finishes are available.

 

Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article  

Non-destructive testing of timbernavigation-arrow

Non-destructive testing (NDT) may be defined as 'any means of determining the properties of a material, without causing significant changes to those properties'. This definition permits some degree of damage, providing the performance of the material, in this case timber, is not affected.

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15/03/2018 |  Wood Information Sheet