Timber is a widely used raw material in many aspects of buildings and construction.


Exova BM TRADA has more than 75 years' experience in providing services to the timber and construction industries through testing, certification, technical solutions and research & development.

We are known for our expertise and authority and our reports are readily accepted by regulators, authorities and industry professionals. We can also offer an expert witness service and attend court if necessary. 

Exova's integrated testing services cover most aspects of performance and behaviour, including, mechanical properties, physical performance, structural behaviour, durability and resistance to natural weathering, and thermal insulation performance.

We also offer expertise in the specification and use of timber throughout the timber-construction supply chain. Examples of the applications we cover include bridges, historic buildings, timber frame buildings and timber flooring. These services are in constant demand from manufacturers, designers, architects, specifiers, developers and contractors.

Our test methods are carried out in accordance with British & European Standards. We can also develop individual programmes tailored to specific needs. For more about timber testing visit www.exova.com.
Timber & construction training
Our experts offer a range of courses from structural timber design through to designing with Eurocode 5, all of which provide delegates with practical guidance to assist them in future projects.
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