Refurbishment of Old Timber Beam Ceilings

For many rehabilitation projects, Timber-Concrete Composite is the ideal technique, as there are no genuine alternatives either in terms of cost or in terms of statics. Complete renewal of ceiling supporting structures is only necessary if they have almost completely perished.


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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