Prolonged exposure of timber structures
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The successful use of externally exposed structural timber depends on using the right timber, good design, appropriate maintenance and correct specification of preservative treatments.
Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook
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.
This Wood Information Sheet is an...
This design guide gives a general overview of best practice guidance concerning resin repairs to timber structures.
The guide supports and complies to the principles laid out in Eurocode 5 and covers the key points of repairing tension members, beam ends and eave joints.
It only offers general...
In this extract from BM TRADA's Best practice guide to Timber in high-specification buildings, Dr John Williams discusses what to consider when assessing the condition of existing structural timber elements in refurbishment or conversion works.
Article from TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015