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Accoya Acetylated Wood

Product Type: Accoya Wood
Company: Abbey Woods
Presentation Type: CPD
Contact: Phil Roche
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Website http://www.abbeywoods.ie/
Address: Abbey Woods
143 Grange Drive
Baldoyle Industrial Estate
D13 W9V2
Telephone 01-8393435
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Learning Aims

  • What is acetylated wood?
  • What are the benefits of acetylated wood?
  • What tests have been made on acetylated wood?
  • What is the environmental impact of acetylated wood?
  • What can acetylated wood be used for?
  • Always refer to current Irish Building Regulations when specifying acetylated wood.       

Learning outcomes

  • Acetylated wood is a sustainably sourced, very durable and dimensionally stable modified wood.
  • Acetylated wood has a much longer service life and has much lower maintenance requirements than unmodified wood species.
  • Acetylated wood has been independently assessed by research institutes across the world, including TRADA, BRE and Napier University in the UK.
  • Acetylated wood has a lower environmental impact than many other construction materials.
  • Acetylated wood is available in solid or laminated boards and as a manufactured panel.
  • The performance benefits of acetylated wood are best realised in exterior applications such as windows, doors, cladding, decking, bridges, outdoor furniture