SIPS: past, present and future

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Bryan Woodley explores the history, current use and development of structural insulated panels.

 

Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook

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Innovate to insulatenavigation-arrow

Robin Lancashire and Lewis Taylor review four newer forms of timber construction, consider their applications and their energy efficiencies.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013

01/01/2013 |  Magazine Article  

Specifying wood-based panels for structural usenavigation-arrow

This Wood Information Sheet covers the following wood-based panels intended for structural use: cement-bonded particleboard, fibreboard, oriented strand board (OSB), resin-bonded particleboard (also known as chipboard), plywood and solid wood panels.

Boards of these types, intended for use in construction, fall under the scope of the harmonised Standard...

29/03/2018 |  Wood Information Sheet  

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...

28/02/2019 |  Wood Information Sheet