New film highlights the hardwood of the future
Published: 16 July, 2012
The story of Timbmet’s exclusive, plantation grown, 100% FSC red hardwood, is the subject of this new film which shows why customers and industry experts from TRADA, BRE and Linacre College, Oxford University agree it’s the hardwood of the future and the perfect legal and sustainable alternative to uncertified Sapele or Meranti timber.
The film shows how Red Grandis is grown in Uruguay and brought to the market offering unique customer benefits in terms of sustainability, natural durability, ease of use and continuity of supply – particularly important given ever increasing global demands on timber as a natural resource.
A high-grade timber delivering consistency of appearance, grain and workability, Red Grandis is most often used in the production of internal mouldings, including skirting, architrave and thresholds, furniture and cabinets as well as within the window and door frame industry and exterior cladding profiles.
Red Grandis has undergone independent third-party testing by TRADA Technology and The Building Research Establishment, achieving great results for natural durability and resistance to fungi – key for long term performance, as well as Class D35 for strength and stiffness and Class C35 for density to proving it’s suitability for joinery and structural use.