New Timber Research to Save Manufacturers Time, Money and Resources

A Queensland timber engineer has won a national award for research that can save timber manufacturers time, money and resources.

Adam Faircloth won the prize at the Australian Young Researchers’ Conference for his work into a non-destructive evaluation system for mass timber panels.

Queensland Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Minister Mark Furner said Faircloth’s work means timber panels don’t have to be destroyed to be assessed and will allow manufacturers to rapidly assess the stiffness and shear properties to determine uses for the product. Continue reading here

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