Expanding into the airspace - why engineered timber is a good fit

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Lee Murphy assesses the challenges and the overall benefits of using mass timber in roof top construction.

 

Article from Timber 2021 Industry Yearbook

 

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Introduction to wood-based panel productsnavigation-arrow

Wood-based panel products are sheet materials that contain a significant amount of wood in the form of strips, veneers, chips, strands or fibres. The categories described in this Wood Information Sheet (WIS) are:

  • Plywoods
  • Particleboards
  • Oriented strand board (OSB)
  • Fibre building boards

 

Within each of the above...

17/12/2020 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Mass Timber Office Forumnavigation-arrow

Oliver Hartley-Booth outlines the topics discusses by this focus group to help increase the use of mass timber in the commercial office market.

 

Article from Timber 2021 Industry Yearbook

 

06/10/2021 |  Magazine Article  

Modified wood productsnavigation-arrow

Defined as wood which has been treated with a chemical, biological or physical agent to enhance its performance, modified wood products (MWPs) are an area of almost constant change, with new techniques being developed all the time.

The seemingly unrelenting changes and improvements in MWPs make the need for...

21/10/2021 |  Wood Information Sheet