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.
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.
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:
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Durability Class II:
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Durability Class III:
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PROPERTIES OF THERMOWOOD®
ThermoWood® lasts longer
The thermal conduction is 20-25% lower
The thermal modification has an effect on the durability of the wood.
Free of resin and chemicals
LOW MOISTURE CONTENT
The moisture content can be 40-50% lower
Volatile organic substances by 55-82%
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.