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This article discusses plug and screw fixings.
The Ancon 500 is a new, high performance tension system.
Australia's climate is characterised by high ambient temperatures and long hours of sunshine over most of the continent for much of the year.
Standard Specification for Hot-Dip Galvanized Coatings to be used in conjunction with the Australian / New Zealand Standard 4680 and is designed for simple insertion into specifiers' overall materials specifications.
Glulam is short for Glued Lamination, a process in which large structural memebers can be made from a large number of smaller pieces.
Plywood is made by slicing wood into thin veneers and gluing the veeners together to form a sheet.
In most milling operations processing starts in the forest.
The Galvanizing of ‘rebar’ is a cheap form of insurance against corrosion of steel.
In terms of strategies to protect timber from degradation, isolating all timber and wood fibre in a building from biological hazards is one of the most effective.
This type of construction has been used successfully overseas for a number of decades.