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Moisture content, temperature, humidity and surface preparation are key to the quality of a bond. Adhesive products to be used on site need specific properties that are different from adhesives commonly used in factories, for the following reasons:
- The quality of wood surfaces is not easy to control on...
The summaries presented here are extracted from the cross-laminated timber (CLT) research published in two selected proceedings arising out of the COST Action FP1004 conferences held in 2012 and 2014.
Full references to these proceedings are given at the end of this paper.
The use of cross-laminated timber has seen huge growth in recent years. Lewis Taylor and Robin Lancashire remind us that the basic principles of timber construction still apply to this novel material.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015