Service life performance of wood in construction
In This Series
Ed Suttie reveals how a new project is calculating the durability performance of wood.
Article from Timber 2021 Industry Yearbook
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)
In August 2014, the Wood Protection Association (WPA) commissioned Britain's largest ever durability trial of home-grown timber. WPA Director Steve Young explains the importance of this project to the UK timber industry and why those with an interest in growing the use of British softwoods are backing the project.
Ever since the Government requested the advice of an Independent Panel on Forestry, British-grown timbers have been a hot topic in the industry, yet many people remain unaware of just how much of their timber is sourced from British forests.
With over 40% of the total sawn timber and...