Dowel-Type Connections

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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Engineered Timber Products
Engineered Timber Products
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Engineered timber products can surpass the natural limits of timber strength and span, by combining smaller timber sections with adhesives or fasteners to form larger elements.
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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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Enhancing timber knowledge
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The largest, most comprehensive online library of technical specification and design guidance for timber in the UK. One of our key missions is to lead best practice. To make this happen, we have commission more than 140 papers covering all aspects of timber supply, design, and construction. We are producing...
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cover of Lightweight Timber Frame Construction, a Knowledge Sheet from TDUK
Lightweight Timber Frame Construction
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As a renewable resource, lightweight timber frame has lower embodied energy than comparable building materials. It also achieves excellent thermal and acoustic performance, and high durability.
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Offsite Timber Construction
Modern Methods and Offsite Timber Construction
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Modern methods of construction focus on offsite construction techniques, including factory production and pre-assembly of components, to build faster and more efficiently than traditional construction approaches.
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Timber Construction in Flood Prone Sites
Timber Construction in Flood Prone Sites
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Timber construction must be adapted for maximum resilience in areas where flooding is likely.
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Building Regulations
Building Regulations
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Building regulations are statutory instruments designed to protect people’s safety, health, and welfare. They also set minimum standards for accessibility, water and energy usage, and security.
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Construction Site Best Practice - Fire Management
Construction Site Best Practice – Fire Management
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Exposed timber members during construction - when active protection measures are not yet functional - presents a fire risk on building sites.
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