fire hazard from composite timber

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GreenSpec: Cross-Laminated Timber/CLT: Fire Resistance and Rating It's easy to see why any form of timber construction can pick-up a reputation for fire risk, but for solid wood and Cross Laminated Timber, performance in a fire is...

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