Solutions for mid-rise wood construction: cone calorimeter results for encapsulation materials (Report to Research Consortium for wood and wood-hybrid mid-rise buildings)

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleClient report; no. A1-100035-01.1
Physical description53 p.
SubjectWood construction; Wood building; Mid-rise; Encapsulation material
AbstractA research project, Wood and Wood-Hybrid Midrise Buildings, was undertaken to develop information to be used as the basis for alternative/acceptable solutions for mid-rise construction using wood structural elements. As part of this project, three materials were selected for investigation as encapsulation materials for combustible structural elements: Type X gypsum board (12.7 mm thick and 15.9 mm thick), cement board (12.7 mm thick), and gypsum-concrete (25 mm thick and 39 mm thick). This report documents the results of cone calorimeter tests conducted to investigate the performance of the three encapsulation materials.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationConstruction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberRR-357
NPARC number21274567
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Record identifier40c6e7cb-001d-430f-af7b-350b52071d60
Record created2015-03-17
Record modified2016-10-03
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