The power of full-scale mock ups

In WoodWorks by innovatekLeave a Comment

Do not underestimate the power of full scale mock ups to finalise detailing. All too often with mass timber the focus is on the timber detailing and QA, the interface with other “traditional” trades is taken as is. In reality the focus on QA for the “traditional” trades and components is always significantly less than the “new” product to be …

XLam Testing Program

In WoodWorks by innovatekLeave a Comment

XLam are committed to a testing program which seeks to deepen the market understanding of the key phenomenon affecting mass timber buildings. As we evolve from a CLT manufacturer into Mass Timber Solutions provider we find ourselves more involved in testing other systems and even other timber products (in this case glulam). In this test completed recently at CSIRO in …