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Features of ThermoWood®

LDCwood’s ThermoWood® is a natural timber product that is often used for façade cladding or decking because of its hard-wearing properties.

100% natural

LDCwood uses a 100%-natural method for thermally modifying timber. We use heat, water, and steam to improve the timber’s properties and increase its Durability Class.

Durable

LDCwood ThermoWood® is hard-wearing, 100% natural, dimensionally stable, and resistant to insects. It requires no coating, making it a responsible and eco-friendly choice throughout its life cycle.

Durability Class I:

  • LDC ThermoWood® pine

  • LDC ThermoWood® ayous

  • LDC ThermoWood® deal (heartwood only)

Durability Class II:

  • LDC ThermoWood® vuren

Durability Class III:

  • LDC ThermoWood® fraké

PROPERTIES OF THERMOWOOD®

DURABILITY

ThermoWood® lasts longer

THERMAL PROPERTIES

The thermal conduction is 20-25% lower

BIOLOGICAL DURABILITY

The thermal modification has an effect on the durability of the wood.

100% NATURAL

Free of resin and chemicals

LOW MOISTURE CONTENT

The moisture content can be 40-50% lower 

LOW EMISSIONS

Volatile organic substances by 55-82%

HARDNESS

The higher the temperature, the higher the hardness value

ThermoWood® is a quality label

ThermoWood® is the outcome of a patented, innovative, 100%-natural process of preserving low-quality timber using water, heat, and steam.

ThermoWood® is often used as a generic term for thermally modified timber. However, ThermoWood® is a patented brand. Only companies that are members of the International ThermoWood® Association may sell their products under the name ThermoWood®. As a member of this organisation, LDCwood is monitored and audited annually.

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