Glendalough National Park, Ireland

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Glendalough National Park, Ireland Glendalough is the ‘honeypot’ of the National Park, boasting high visitor numbers due to its stunning scenery and monastic history. All the TANALITH treated timbers were supplied by a range of treatment companies throughout Ireland.

Swimming Pool, Holland

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Swimming Pool, Den Helder, Holland For the inhabitants of Den Helder, this impressive swimming pool is a beautiful amenity for the city. It is one of the most modern practice centres in Europe for submarine services and diving teams of the Royal Navy. It has a diving tower of 14m high. The cladding is treated… Read more »

Which Treatment do I need?

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Various factors will determine a specification choice for both preservative and fire retardant treated timbers. The downloadable documents explain the key considerations and the range of Lonza Wood Protection treatments to meet the specific requirements of each project.

VACSOL Specifier Guide

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VACSOL Aqua low pressure preservative treatment is the perfect choice for general construction timbers, timber frame material and joinery components. VACSOL Aqualine is also a specific treatment for I-Beams and I-Studs used in timber frame construction. The downloadable document is your guide to the main features of these treatments and their correct specification.

NON-COM Exterior Specifier Guide

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NON-COM Exterior fire retardant treatment has been used for over 40 years to provide a tried, tested and trusted surface spread of flame protection to exterior cladding timbers. The downloadable document is your guide to its main features and its correct specification.

Quality Preservative Treatment?

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For ground contact timbers destined for fencing and agricultural projects there are key questions to ask suppliers of these components. Questions that will help you make sure you are getting the best possible preservative treated timbers to meet these end uses. The downloadable document covers these questions in more detail.

Fire Retardant School Projects

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New school buildings incorporate the natural beauty of timber into their design for both interior and exterior applications. DRICON and NON-COM Exterior retardant treatments are widely specified to help ensure these timbers have a trusted and durable protection against the threat of fire. The downloadable document illustrates some of the recent school building projects where… Read more »

Use Class Summary

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The eventual end use of preservative treated timber is classified into one of 5 main categories. These Use Classes, defined in EN 335, are based on the potential threat to the timber from decay or insect attack its eventual application. For more information see the downloadable document.

EXCALIBUR Incising

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Surface incising is increasingly being recognised as an important factor in achieving the very best preservative protection for ground contact timbers. EXCALIBUR is the very latest incising technology that has been developed specifically for square sawn timbers. The downloadable documents provide more details on the EXCALIBUR S (Square sawn timbers) and EXCALIBUR R (Round timbers) machines.

ENSELE Tanalith Information

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Specifically formulated for brush application onto the exposed cut, notched and drilled surfaces of TANALITH treated timbers, ENSELE helps ensure the preservative integrity of the treated timbers is fully maintained. The downloadable document provides more details.