National Structural Timber Specification – one year on
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The National Structural Timber Specification (NSTS ) was published in September 2015 and, one year on, professionals in the sector agree it was long overdue. Both the steel and concrete industries already had national specification publications – in fact, the steel industry’s ‘black book’ is already into its fifth edition. Greg Cooper discusses the importance of the NSTS.
Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook
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...
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...
An overview of the considerations you should take into account when selecting and specifying a timber species for use in the UK. It includes colour photographs of a core selection of 50 timbers which are generally available or are commonly used in the UK, along with information on their suitability...