Gentle treatment stops the cracks

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Peter Kaczmar explains BM TRADA's research project to develop an underfloor heating test rig for wood flooring.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015

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This document contains a fully comprehensive list of all the most up to date Wood Information Sheets (WIS) published by TRADA. Available to members for free or non-members for £12.00, these Wood Information Sheets provide technical guidance related to almost every timber topic under the sun.

 

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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.

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