Timber Trade Topics Wood Campus – Full book

Timber Trade Topics Wood Campus – Full book
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Timber Trade Topics is a compilation of documents that have 18 key basic timber topics for builders, they go from sourcing sustainable timber to the use of timber on coatings, cladding, decking, among other topics.
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The Builder’s Guide to Plywood
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Plywood is a highly versatile building material which spans a wide range of applications from wall and floor sheathing to designer interiors and glider fuselages. There are many types of plywood available, including specialist tropical veneers such as marine plywood which, while having very good weather resistance and strength properties,...
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Reaction to fire and Fire resistance
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Reaction to fire classifications are completely different to fire resistance ratings yet the two terms are often misunderstood and taken to mean the same thing. This is not the case. This publication aims to set out the important differences. Understanding fire performance terminology starts with understanding the stages in the...
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Assuring Quality
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Where a flame retardant (FR) is added in the factory during the manufacturing process for MDF, OSB or plywood then that manufacturing process should be subject to factory production control (accredited by a notified body). The product should carry the CE mark and be accompanied by a valid Declaration of...
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New handbook provides insight into timber decking
Combustibility
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There are four recognised stages in the development of any fire: Ignition, Spread and Growth, Flash point into a fully developed fire and Eventual Decay. During the early stages, when a fire is still becoming established, the important factors are: Ignitability, Spread of Flame, Smoke Production and Flaming droplets.
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How to export goods from GB into the EU
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A general guide into exporting goods to the EU after Brexit
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Understanding Fire Protection Terms
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It is vital that any flame retardant treatment incorporated into a building provides long-term, predictable performance backed by independent verification. Before specifying enhancement using a flame retardant, two specification fundamentals must be established: What reaction to fire performance is required? and What is the service environment?.
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How to import goods from EU into the GB
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A general guide into Importing goods from the EU after Brexit
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