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WPA Resources: Modified Wood

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Q. What is Modified Wood?

WPA MW1: Understanding Modified Wood

Wood modification technologies provide designers, builders and users of wood and wood-based products with another option where enhanced performance, including durability and dimensional stability, is required. 

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Q. How do I choose a modified wood to meet all the performance requirements for my project?

WPA MW2: Establishing the Performance of Modified Wood

Although a range of wood properties may be affected by the modification process, the suitability of modified wood for a given end use is based on three main criteria: durability, strength and dimensional stability. 

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