Technology and materials

Technical support to meet the needs and respond to possible problems encountered by manufacturers and designers of carpentry products and timber for construction. Implementation and follow-up of product quality control for manufacturers.

  • Determination of physical and chemical properties of wood products (windows and doors, cladding, furniture, flooring etc.) through laboratory testing
  • Characterization of surface treatments and finishes (resistance to scratching, abrasion, impact, etc.)
  • Tests to evaluate the behaviour of surfaces and finishes when exposed to environmental and chemical factors
  • Evaluative testing of the behaviour of wood adhesives and sealants
  • Determination of density profiles at the growth ring level using X-ray Microdensitometry