Fire

The following section provides information related to the behaviour of timber under fire loading.

Guidance Documents and Informative Articles

Fire Safety in Timber Building
Structural Timber Association -  Engineering bulletin

CLT - Cross Laminated Timber Fire Protection
Produced by Stora Enso

Fire Safety in Timber Buildings- Guidelines for Europe
WoodWisdom-Net Research Project  "FireInTimber" (2007-2010)

COST Action FP1404 - Fire Safe Use of Bio-based Building Products
COST Action FP1404 is a European funded platform for networking and exchange of knowledge. This Action provides some of the most recent research articles and reports into the area of fire engineering and design.

Glulam can withstand a burnout fire
An article produced by Moelven demonstrating the performance of glulam columns in a burnout fire.

Timber and Fire Performance Videos

Why Choose Wood? - Fire Safety
Wood for Good

Exposed Wood in Fire Resistive Applications Webinar
Presented by David Barber, Arup

Fire Engineering Design - Engineers Ireland Webcast
Fire Engineering Design Webinar presented by Andrew MacIlwraith.

Fire Design + Codes (US) - ThinkWood
Presented by Michelle Kam-Biron -  American Wood Council.

Fire Stop/Retardant Products

Medite Premier FR (Flame Retardant) MDF
Medite Eco Euroclass B MDF
SmartPly FR/FR Build OSB 
SmartPly FR Flame Retardant OSB3
Sherpa Fire Stop
Fireseal Group Coatings
NexGen Timber Coatings

Do you have any Suggestions?

This is a living database that is updated frequently to keep up to date with a fast-growing and innovative industry. If you have any suggested products, manufacturers or topics that should be included in this database, please inform us using the link below!
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This is a living database that is updated frequently to keep up to date with a fast-growing and innovative industry. If you have any suggested products, manufacturers or topics that should be included in this database, please inform us via the link below 
Timber Resource Centre: Suggestions