Fire Doors Tag

Splitting the difference Did the person facing you across the timber counter start their working life as a carpenter or a joiner? There are distinct differences in their requirements. Making good business relationships with both means understanding their needs. Supply side perspective “Many of those we used...

TTF launches new Cladding Working Group On 30th April some 35 representatives of companies and organisations with an interest in the future of timber cladding met at the new TTF Cladding Working Group. Both TTF merchant and supplier members were present. The agenda for the meeting covered...

We've highlighted in the past the importance of making sure that the test data on timber cladding products accurately reflects the cladding’s potential installation and use in a building. The producers of composite cladding are now picking up on signals from the market that more detailed information is needed by...

Fire protection knowledge: ensure your staff know the terminology A recent survey by Zeroignition, CTI partner organisation the Wood Protection Association (WPA), revealed a concerning lack of knowledge amongst architects on the language of fire protection. Only 8% of the architects surveyed correctly defined the meaning of...

On Tuesday 4th September 2018, the Timber Trade Federation held the technical seminar ‘Fire – Your exposure to risk’ at The Building Centre in London. The event – which featured high-level speakers from different segments of the timber supply chain – was designed to shed light on...

On Tuesday 4th September 2018, the Timber Trade Federation held the technical seminar 'Fire - Your exposure to risk' at The Building Centre in London. The event - which featured high-level speakers from different segments of the timber supply chain - was designed to shed light...

At a full-day technical seminar, ‘Fire: your exposure to risk’, on 4th September in London, TTF members were given a detailed insight into legal considerations, understanding products and definitions, and product installation and maintenance in relation to timber products and fire. The event was organised by...