Research

Timura | Research
technical progress through research and development

Collaboration with universities and renowned institutes.

timura is a world leader in the field of thermal wood finishing according to the patented vacuum press drying method. To align current innovative products with future requirements, timura conducts research in collaboration with the following universities and institutes, to name but a few examples: 

  • Leibniz University Hanover
  • University of Technology Dresden (TUD)
  • Institute of Wood Technology Dresden (IHD)
  • eco-Institut
  • University of Göttingen
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH)

 

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Timura | LABORATORY TESTS
THERMO WOOD – TARGET PROPERTIES.

Currently ongoing tests:

  • Static (TUD) and dynamic (LUH) hardness
  • Abrasion resistance and structural integrity
  • Shape stability (source shrinkage cycle tests)
  • Wetting ability tests (adsorption, desorption)
  • Resistance to basidiomycetes (brown rot/white rot)
  • Resistance to soft rot (terrestrial microcosms)
  • Resistance to woodlice (Limnoria quadripunctata)
  • Static (TUD) and dynamic (LUH) hardness
  • Abrasion resistance and structural integrity
  • Termite tests in France 
  • Limnoria tests in the UK
  • Seawater tests in Sweden

 

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