21 Jun '13, 10am

Accoya wood

Accoya wood

'Accoya' is being hailed as a 'new wood species'. John Alexander of Accsys Technologies, suppliers of Accoya, introduces this innovative form of wood treatment. Introduction Accoya® wood represents a major development in wood technology and enables the consistent supply of durable, dimensionally stable, non-toxic solid wood. An ideal material for manufacture of high performance exterior timber products. Accoya is based on the Acetylation of plantation grown softwood, the gold standard in the academic field of wood science for over 80 years. A recent break-through in closed-loop engineering, culminating in 2007, has lead to the first commercial scale production of the product in the world. Critically, this high performance product is competitively priced to traditional hardwood options and widely available. Accoya performance in exterior timber applications is well document...

Full article: http://www.greenspec.co.uk/accoya.php

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