Timber Topics July 2024 | TDUK Resources

Timber Topics July 2024 | TDUK Resources
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Timber Development UK is working tirelessly to develop new resources for merchants to improve their timber knowledge. Some can be downloaded from our website by logged-in TDUK members, others are freely available online to the entire industry, and all have been created to help further the use of timber as...
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cover of Designing Timber issue 7
Designing Timber | Issue 07
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Issue 7 of Designing Timber, a magazine from Timber Development UK (TDUK) dedicated to architects, designers and anyone working with timber.
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Cover of Designing Timber Issue 6
Designing Timber | Issue 06
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Issue 6 of Designing Timber, a magazine from Timber Development UK (TDUK) dedicated to architects, designers and anyone working with timber.
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Traditional Timber Connections
Traditional Timber Connections
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Timber is a centuries-old building material, and many timber connections found in the earliest surviving structures continue to bein use today, in both structural and non-structural applications.
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Dowel-Type Connections
Dowel-Type Connections
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Dowel-type fasteners comprise a range of options such as nails, staples, screws and bolts, as well as dowels. Such connections can transmit either lateral or withdrawal loads.
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Timber_Strutting_in_Floors
Timber Strutting in Floors
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Lightweight timber frame construction has adopted offsite building techniques, using a wide range of building components assembled in factories and delivered to site for assembly.
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Fire Retardant Treatments
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As timber has a high structural strength and slow charring rate, its general behaviour in a fire is predictable. Fire retardant treatments slow the rate at which fire develops, giving more time for a safe escape.
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Timber Topics June 2024 | External Cladding
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Timber Development UK and The Timber Decking & Cladding Association are working together to help merchants better understand the features and benefits of external timber cladding. Choosing the right cladding for the task, and ensuring it is fitted correctly, can help prevent poor performance, drainage and ventilation issues on site....
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Timber Connections
Timber Connections
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Timber can be connected in a wide variety of ways, ranging from simple connections to complex structural designs.
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Lightweight Timber Frame Building Components_Build_Construction
Lightweight Timber Frame Building Components
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Lightweight timber frame construction has adopted offsite building techniques, using a wide range of building components assembled in factories and delivered to site for assembly.
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