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Chapter 8: Fire Performance of Cross-Laminated Timber Assemblies (2012 US Edition)

Author(s):

Christian Dagenais
Kuma Sumathipala

Year:

2012

Publication type:

Book Chapter

Primary Station(s):

Forest Products Laboratory

Source:

In: 2012 CLT Handbook (US Edition) - Chapter 8: Fire. 2012; 55 p.

Description

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is a promising wood-based structural component and has potential to provide cost-effective building solutions for residential, commercial and institutional buildings as well as large industrial facilities. Market acceptance of CLT requires that it meets the applicable building code requirements.

Citation

Dagenais, Christian; White, Robert H.; Sumathipala, Kuma. 2012. Chapter 8: Fire Performance of Cross-Laminated Timber Assemblies (2012 US Edition). In: 2012 CLT Handbook (US Edition) - Chapter 8: Fire. 2012; 55 p.

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