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Calculating the Fire Resistance of Exposed Wood Members

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue220
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Fire
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Organization
American Wood Council
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Topic
Fire
Keywords
Charring
Codes
Standards
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
The superior fire performance of timbers can be attributed to the charring effect of wood. As wood members are exposed to fire and the wood begins to burn, a char layer is formed. The char layer acts as an insulator and protects the core of the wood sect...
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Courtesy, American Wood Council, Leesburg, VA
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Cross-Laminated Timber and Gypsum Board Wall Assembly (Load-Bearing) - Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue711
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Fire
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Author
Michael Rizzo
Organization
American Wood Council
Year of Publication
2012
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Fire
Keywords
Type X Gypsum Board
Load Bearing
Fire Resistance
Live Load
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
The Fire Test Laboratory of NGC Testing Services (NGCTS) conducted testing for American Wood Council (AWC) on a load-bearing, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) and gypsum board wall assembly to evaluate its fire resistance properties when exposed to fire acco...
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Courtesy, American Wood Council, Leesburg, VA
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Fire Resistance Performance Evaluation of a Penetration Firestop System Tested in Accordance with ASTM E814-13A: Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue709
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Design and Systems
Fire
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Author
Natasha Albracht
Organization
American Wood Council
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Topic
Design and Systems
Fire
Keywords
Through-Penetration
Firetop Systems
fire barrier
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
The objective of the test described in this report was to evaluate the ability of multiple through-penetrations to provide a fire barrier. This test also evaluated the ability of the through-penetrations to maintain their structural integrity when subjec...
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Courtesy, American Wood Council, Leesburg, VA
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Full-Scale Tests in a Furnished Living Room to Evaluate the Fire Performance of Protected Cross-Laminated and Nail-Laminated Timber Construction

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue710
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Design and Systems
Fire
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
NLT (Nail-Laminated Timber)
Application
Rooms
Author
Marc Janssens
Organization
American Wood Council
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
NLT (Nail-Laminated Timber)
Application
Rooms
Topic
Design and Systems
Fire
Keywords
Full Scale
Type X Gypsum Board
Room Fire
Heat Release Rate
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
The objective of the two tests described in this report was to evaluate the performance of cross-laminated timber (CLT) and nail laminated timber (NLT) construction protected with two layers of %-in. (16-mm) type X gypsum board when exposed to the therma...
Copyright
Courtesy, American Wood Council, Leesburg, VA
Online Access
Free
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