Expert Timber Protection Report

The timber beams represent a statically active constituent of the TCC ceiling and must therefore have full supporting capacity throughout, i.e. not just during construction. If there is any doubt, an Expert Timber Protection Report is essential.

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TCC Norms

In addition to EC 5 »Design and construction of timber structures«, the HBV shall be standardised. In preparation for this, several research institutions in Europe are currently working on a technical specification.

Properties of TCC

  • Large load spans
  • low dead weight
  • good fire resistance
  • good sound insulation
  • low susceptibility to vibration
  • prefabrication possible