SIPS: past, present and future
In This Series
Bryan Woodley explores the history, current use and development of structural insulated panels.
Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook
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
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...
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:
- Oriented strand board (OSB)
- Fibre building boards
Within each of the above...