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  • Metsä Wood UK: Engineered LVL timber rafters for sports complex
    Engineered LVL timber rafters for sports complex
    Metsä Wood UK
    A sports complex for Clamart in France includes a gym, a track and field area and a tennis court, all within one floor. The complex is shaped to follow the curves of the landscape and the innovative use of Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) enabled the an organic curved design for the roof of the building. Kerto® LVL rafters were used for the...
    Projects, 13 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: Spruce WeatherGuard plywood panel
    Spruce WeatherGuard plywood panel
    Metsä Wood UK
    Metsä Wood Spruce WeatherGuard is a weather resistant spruce plywood panel for construction puposes. It is made of cross-bonded 3 mm thick coniferous veneers and bonded with a weather and boil-resistant phenolic resin adhesive. The hydrophobic surface rejects rainwater and reduces the amount of water absorbed by the panel during construction work...
    Product, 13 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: Flex Spruce plywood panel
    Flex Spruce plywood panel
    Metsä Wood UK
    Metsä Spruce Flex Sheet is a coniferous plywood overlaid with a coloured UV-resistant thermoplastic overlay. It is a suitable construction panel for non-residential interior and exterior applications such as wall and ceiling panels for agricultural constructions and warehouses: easy to clean; excellent impact and crack resistance; good weather...
    Product, 13 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: Spruce MouldGuard plywood panel
    Spruce MouldGuard plywood panel
    Metsä Wood UK
    Metsä Wood Spruce MouldGuard is a mould resistant plywood panel. Its surface is treated to significantly reduce the risk of mould growth compared to unprotected softwood plywood panels. The resistance to mould and blue stains is up to 5 times better. It is suitable for moist conditions and its surface can be unsanded or sanded on both sides before...
    Product, 13 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: Finnjoist I Beam (45,53,69,96)
    Finnjoist I Beam (45,53,69,96)
    Metsä Wood UK
    Finnjoist (FJI) is a fully engineered timber beam joist and is manufactured in the UK. It is manufactured from high-quality OSB3 web, with flanges made from Kerto® laminated veneer lumber (LVL). This prevents floor movement, which results in a better floor performance: lightweight; strong and dimensionally stable; no distortion or shrinkage...
    Product, 13 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: Finnframe® floor system
    Finnframe® floor system
    Metsä Wood UK
    The Finnframe® floor system is a complete structural floor package that is designed specifically for the UK construction industry. A Finnframe® software package converts floor plans into a detailed specification that complies with all current British and European standards. It produces a 3D image of the structure as well as material costing and...
    Product, 12 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: Spruce FireResist plywood panel
    Spruce FireResist plywood panel
    Metsä Wood UK
    Metsä Wood Spruce FireResist is a fire rated plywood for interior paneling which has a treated surface for enhanced fire performance. The panel remains visually and physically stable in interior applications where wetting does not occur. Suitable applications for the product are interior applications in service class 1 (EN 1995-1-1). Spruce...
    Product, 12 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: Kerto-Ripa structural timber floor panels
    Kerto-Ripa structural timber floor panels
    Metsä Wood UK
    Kerto-Ripa is a long-span engineered timber panel that is suitable for structural floors. It is manufactured using rotary-peeled 3mm-graded softwood veneers that are glued together, and is prefabricated for quick installation. The panel creates ground and intermediate floors with clear spans of up to 9m in residential, commercial and public...
    Product, 11 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: Kerto-Ripa roof panels
    Kerto-Ripa roof panels
    Metsä Wood UK
    Kerto-Ripa is a long-span engineered timber panel that is suitable for flat or low pitched roof frames, and can be manufactured to clients thermal requirements. It is produced using rotary-peeled 3mm-graded softwood veneers that are glued together, and is prefabricated for quick installation. Long clear spans of up to 18m can be achieved, which...
    Product, 11 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: Concrete formwork: super-coated plywood panels
    Concrete formwork: super-coated plywood panels
    Metsä Wood UK
    With minimal deflection and high resistance wear, Metsä Wood concrete formwork panels offer a long service life and a smooth finish. The cost-savings come from the quality of the panel coatings and the lay-up of the panel veneers. It's a combination that marries strength with repeated ease of use. Finnforest Form This is a superior birch formwork...
    Product, 08 December 2017
  • Metsä Wood UK: SoundBar acoustic flooring system
    SoundBar acoustic flooring system
    Metsä Wood UK
    The SoundBar® system provides a high-quality floor with a greater acoustic performance than traditional timber floors. It is a modular system that comprises four key components: a Finnjoist (FJI) I-joist that is made up of OSB web and Kerto® flanges; a SoundBar® edge strip; a 34mm-thick SoundBar® acoustic board; and Lafarge Gyvlon pump-applied...
    Product, 08 December 2017
  • TORMAX United Kingdom: TORMAX automatic doors - Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
    TORMAX automatic doors - Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
    TORMAX United Kingdom
    Part of Birmingham City University, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire is a £57 million teaching and performance facility that attracts internationally renowned performers and teachers, as well as the highest calibre students. TORMAX was contracted to deliver contemporary access solutions to this significant new development...
    Projects, 07 December 2017

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  • Fife Offices Open for Business with Tormax entrance
    Fife Offices Open for Business with Tormax entrance
    Part of a significant refurbishment project, TORMAX was contracted to install a sustainable combined automatic entrance solution to Iona House in Kirkcaldy, Fife. Effectively minimising heat loss from the reception area of this premium office building, the 4-leaf automatic revolving door allows smooth access for employees and visitors whilst the...
    TORMAX United Kingdom, 13 December 2017 News
  • ISO-CHEMIE seals three Passivhouse certificates
    ISO-CHEMIE seals three Passivhouse certificates
    ISO CHEMIE, one of Europe’s leading producers of foam sealant tapes for windows and doors, has secured international energy-efficiency and sustainability certificates for three of its products. Two of the company’s ISO-TOP WINFRAMER thermal insulating and load bearing bracket systems and ISO BLOCO ONE multi-purpose joint sealing tape have all...
    ISO-Chemie, 06 December 2017 News
  • Steintec Christmas arrangements and move information
    Steintec Christmas arrangements and move information
    STEINTEC is on the move, to an expanded, purpose-built factory and UK distribution centre in Canvey Island, Essex. To avoid disruption to our services, we are making the move during the seasonal construction industry shut down. Our office will close on Thursday afternoon, 21st December at 4 o'clock for the Christmas and New Year holiday period...
    Steintec, 06 December 2017 News
  • Structural waterproofing design strategies, BS 8102:2009
    Structural waterproofing design strategies, BS 8102:2009
    This seminar provides an insight on the different techniques for designing structural waterproofing systems and how to waterproof to achieve the requirements within BS 8102:2009: a focus on new build (concrete) structures and how combination waterproofing systems are specified for below ground environments; section details discussion on how...
    Newton Waterproofing, CPD

Events

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  • Facilities Management Ireland 2018
    This event has consistently delivered the largest gathering of buyers and decision makers responsible for the various aspects involved in FM, Health & Safety, Fire Safety, Security and the management of effective and efficient working facilities. in 2018 we are looking to expand the Conference Programme as well as create additional interactive...
    Step Exhibitions, 06 March 2018 Event

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