One should not overlook the fact that to properly bring a product to the marketplace it needs to be tested not only once but several times over and on a continual basis. With a natural wood product the requirement for testing is even greater. Thermally modified wood was introduced and developed to eliminate some of […]
Had the pleasure of recently traveling the roadways of Washington and Montana State with two of Specialty Forest Products salespeople. The purpose of my trip was to listen to what Specialty Forest Products dealer customers had to say about thermally modified wood products and how the product would be received in the eyes of the […]
Is Thermally Modified Hardwood Lumber Here To Stay?
I was wondering that exact same thing until I came across a product called ProBond Max. It works great and is readily available here in the Canadian marketplace. I picked up my bottle at my local Home Hardware store. Gluing thermally modified wood can pose some issues. I found that the processing time needed for […]
Exterior wood siding is making a big comeback in the North American marketplace. Your starting to see it utilized in both exterior and interior walls to help accent the remaining surroundings. Thermally modified wood siding deserves to be considered on many of these projects. Not only is it beautiful but also the process of thermally […]
The quality of raw material has a significant effect on the quality of the final heat-treated wood product. In principle, all wood species can be heat-treated. However, the parameters used for the process must be optimized separately for each wood species. In Finland, the species used for heat treatment are pine (Pinus sylvestris), spruce (Picea abies), birch (Betula […]