Flame Retardant Treatments for Timber – An Overview

Flame Retardant Treatments for Timber – An Overview
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Flame Retardant (FR) chemical treatments for timber work by reducing its ignitability, slowing down the surface spread of flame and, as a result, reducing the heat released. This allows more time for escape in a fire situation.
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Laminated veneer lumber (LVL) bulletin
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The European LVL industry (Metsä Wood, Pollmeier Massivholz GmbH & Co. KG, STEICO SE and Stora nso) has decided to launch LVL strength classes. This bulletin introduces the classes along with other product and design provisions not yet covered in the respective standards.
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LVL Handbook Europe
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This European LVL Handbook serves as a guide for architects, structural engineers, technical wholesalers, off-site element manufacturers, contractors, carpenters and other construction professionals, and as an educational resource. The handbook has been prepared by the Federation of the Finnish Woodworking Industries during 2018-19.
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Moisture-proof CLT construction without a full temporary shelter
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The publication Moisture-proof CLT construction without a full temporary shelter provides guidance on how to handle CLT elements when building without a full shelter. It is intended to help project planners and builders achieve an industrial and dampproof CLT build.
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The timber industry Net Zero Roadmap
Net Zero Roadmap
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The Net-Zero Roadmap project wants to establish a clear route to net-zero by 2050 for the industry. The roadmap highlights the key areas where the timber industry can make a difference.
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Supply chain maps
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This free interactive step-by-step toolkit will help you complete Due Diligence on your timber imports, and comes with a free reporting template to get you started.
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Annual RPP Summary Returns 2023
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This free interactive step-by-step toolkit will help you complete Due Diligence on your timber imports, and comes with a free reporting template to get you started.
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The Buyer’s Guide to Preservative Treated Wood
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The WPA Code of Practice for Industrial Wood Preservation (January 2021) groups the applications for treated wood into Use Classes
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Timber supply market statement by Nick Boulton
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TDUK head of technical and trade Nick Boulton on the UK market
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TDUK – Our vision – Global Market Conference – 2 November 2022
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TDUK chief executive David Hopkins, who led proceedings with an introduction to this exciting new organisation, which set to take a central place in the ecosystem as it embraces the entire supply chain.
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