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    Press Release SertiWOOD®

    Press Release SertiWOOD® Puidukoda


    Timber Focus Ltd, a leading wholesale timber supplier for the UK and Ireland supplying machined cladding, decking and flooring has launched a new timber range of timber cladding and flooring under the  SertiWOOD®  range. This already supports its strong range of machined softwoods, burnt charred cladding including fire retardant cladding. Timber focus will also be showcasing this new range of products at the Grand Designs Live at the London Excel at Stand B370. Timber Focus is a partner to a leading French and Estonian Softwood planning mill – Puidukoda who supply  large volumes of machined profiles both standard and specialist for the Merchant, DIY Sectors and Modular timber frame construction.

    A Timber Focus Range of solid timber products offering modern and shabby chic timber products for internal and external applications for cladding, decking and flooring applications. All Products in the SertiWOOD® range are durable or preservative treated to the approprioate  class according to BSEN 335:2013 depending on application e.g UC3 for  external cladding. Sertiwood offers  a minimum service life of 15 – 25 years above ground UC3. All approved Nordic products have a warranty for maintaining their colour for external applications.

    The SertiWOOD® Range is composed both hardwoods and softwoods ( Siberian Larch, Slow grown Nordic Spruce and Pine) and includes modified timbers such as Accoya®, Kebony®, Thermowood® and SertiWOOD® Clear.The aesthetics of the SertiWOOD® is enhanced in different ways in modern manufacturing process to give a shabby chic, rustic or modern feel. SertiWOOD® is supplied in various colour tones profiles e.g square edge, tongue and groove, shiplap, shadow gap etc. The Board Sizes are all standard timber sizes e.g Ex 25x150mm, Ex 25 x 100mm etc.  In the SertiWOOD® range some of the cladding products can be supplied with enhanced  fire performance  e.g  treated to to Euro Class B for use in cladding and ceiling applications according to EN13501-1 or BS476 part 6 / 7 Class 0 or Class 1. Fire Retardant treatment is done by one of the few European timber treatment facilities with full production quality control certified to supply fire retardant cladding (as of September 2018) Puidukoda OU.All SertiWOOD® Products are easy to use  work, cut and paint.

    The Main Products in the SertiWOOD® Range are: –

    SertiWOOD® Dragon

    Charred burnt or scorched effect superior and modern to the traditional Japanese burning technique of wood preservation.

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    SertiWOOD® Cedar

    A Clear durable hardwood more superior properties to Western Red Cedar

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    SertiWOOD® Sawblade Agedwood Distressed Antique

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    Distressed, Rustic Aged effect timber products

    Nordic slow grown is available as the standard product for the Dragon and Agedwood and we supply  special to order Accoya®, Kebony®, Lignia®, Siberian Larch, Thermowood® Ash

    SertiWOOD® ranges have many more benefits over charred, scorched, burnt or aged distressed antique timber offering superior yet very affordable alternatives. All timber products are FSC Certified. The price level is medium. The SetriWOOD® Range is available from distributors as standard or as specialist for project specific requirements. Dragon and Agewood Nordic Standard Range is available treated to Euro Class B for fire retardant for both internal and external applications moreover both products can be stained, prepainted or factory painted.SetriWOOD® is available for large projects for both cladding and flooring requirements. We help with product specifications to help architects and specifiers on their projects.SertiWood® is easy to install and we provide fixing and installation guidelines for projects contact us for sample books, we supply projects worldwide.

    SertiWOOD®   Dragon Nordic Timber

    SertiWODD Dragonwood Charred Burnt Wood

    This is a Charred-Burnt-Scorched effect timber product for cladding, flooring and decking.  

    Why Choose Dragon Nordic

    Deep Charred – Burnt – Scorched Effect

    No Mess – No Charcoal deposits – No Staining – No Contamination of other surrounding materials

    Minimum 25-year Service Life

    Minimum 10-year colour Warranty for Internal or external cladding UC3

    FSC Certified

    Can be supplied in a range of cladding and flooring profiles

    Easy to maintain

    Can be supplied with Fire Retardant Treatment to Euro Class B EN13501-1 for cladding applications both internal and external applications.

    Competitively priced and quick delivery turnaround

    Commercial Credit Terms available to commercial customers subject to credit history

    Other species or wood types can be supplied in the Dragon range of the charred-burnt-scorched effect timber on special order only.

    SertiWOOD®   Dragon wood Akoya  – processed   Accoya® modified  timber

    SertiWOOD®   Dragon wood Sweet –  processed  Kebony®  

    SertiWOOD®   Dragon wood Cedar – SertiWOOD® Cedar

    SertiWOOD®   Dragon wood Thermowood® Ash

    SertiWOOD®   Dragon Larix – Siberian Larch

    SertiWOOD® Sawblade Aged wood – Distressed

    Distressed wood for cladding, flooring and decking

    A rustic effect for use for both internal and external applications for cladding, flooring and decking, we have made new wood look old.

    Why Choose Nordic  Aged Wood – Distressed – Antique

    Aged, Rustic, Distressed, Antique Character Effect

    Real wood from sustainable sources

    Minimum 25 year Service Life UC3 for Cladding applications

    Minimum 10 year colour Warranty for Internal or external cladding UC3

    FSC Certified

    Can be supplied in a range of cladding and flooring profiles

    Easy to maintain

    Can be supplied with Fire Retardant Treatment to Euro Class B EN13501-1 for cladding applications both internal and external applications.

    Competitively priced and quick delivery turnaround

    Commercial Credit Terms available to commercial customers subject to credit history

    Other species or wood types can be supplied in the Aged Wood Distressed Rustic these are on special order only.

    SertiWOOD®   Aged Wood Distressed Akoya  –  Accoya® modified  timber

    SertiWOOD®   Aged Wood Distressed Sweet-   Kebony®

    SertiWOOD®   Aged Wood Distressed Cedar – SertiWOOD® Cedar

    SertiWOOD®   Aged Wood Distressed Thermowood® Ash

    SertiWOOD®   Aged Wood Distressed Larix – Siberian Larch

    SertiWOOD® Cedar

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    Durable Clear Hardwood

    This a thermal treated clear durable hardwood a superior alternative to Western Red Cedar

    Key benefits of Timber Focus SetriWOOD® Cedar

    Modified Sustainable Hardwood
    Durable over 50 years’ service life UC3
    Golden Brown
    Light weight
    Clear virtually knot free
    Uniform Colour
    Good Insulation Properties

    For More information on Timber Focus visit : https://www.timberfocus.com

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    Timber Focus Puidukoda Siberian Larch Products

    Timber Focus – Puidukoda UK ensures all the best larch is placed on the UK and Irish Markets for its distribution partners. There are many variations of Larch e.g European Larch, Siberian Larch etc but we ensure we supply Siberian Larch originating from Russia.All our Siberian Larch is from sustainable sources and is FSC Certified.

    We provide Siberian larch for decking, cladding and fencing applications. We have the facility to finish the larch in a number of ways e.g staining with a UV pigment e.g Sikkens light oak, we can also apply finishes to give it a pre weathered rustic character look.

    Siberian Larch, larix sibirica also known as meleze de siberie, sibirische larche LAGM, AS.It has a straight grain, a fine, uniform texture and is rather heavy with an average density of 590Kg/m3 at 12% Moisture Content drilling is recommended. Used extensively for cladding & decking applications as it falls under durability characteristics Class 3 according to BSEN350:2016. Care has to be taken when selecting & applying coatings as larch is resinous. Use annular ring shanks stainless steel on all claddings, face fixing where applicable on external cladding to minimize the risk of boards popping out of fixings and use stainless steel decking screws for deck boards. It is important to note that larch has a tendency to split on the surface when exposed to the elements. Timber quality we supply is  AB Grade Kiln dry Average 18% Moisture content which is equivalent or better than the standard Grade of Class 2/3 given in BS1186-3:1990 section 4 Class 2/3 of which class 3 is traditionally considered adequate for cladding and decking applications. This is considerably a better quality to the Saw falling S/F I-IV Grades found in most timber merchants. Knots are a present feature in the product and grade and should not be considered a defect. Stains tend to show easily including surface mould if not cleaned or maintained well. Regular cleaning is recommended depending on use and exposure as a minimum once a year to minimize slip risk from a build-up of debris more frequency is recommended for horizontal areas e.g decking surfaces. It is always advisable to order 10% more to allow for waste due to trim or crosscutting loss. We help with specifications e.g NBS H21 Timber weather boarding Timber Cladding specifications contact Timber Focus to get support for specifications and standards e.g BS8605 or BS1186-3 CE Marking to products to BS EN 14915: 2013 These Goods come with the FSC Certification and Timber Focus approval. We pride ourselves is supplying durable  Siberian larch. In the cladding, we can offer shiplap, TGV Tongue and Groove, Microline, shadow gap, board on board, PSE PAR DAR, R2E, R4E profiles from stock. In the decking, we can supply smooth castellated, ribbed reeded profiles

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    Timber Focus Puidukoda UK and Ireland

    New UK and Ireland machined timber products supplier set up

    19 July 2018 (TTJ online) Timber Trades Journal

    A new player has entered the UK and Ireland market to supply machined timber – Timber Focus Ltd.
    Puidukoda OU, based in Estonia, is partnering with Manchester based Timber Focus. Puidukoda, part of the Rose Group, said it was proud to have a partner in the UK in the form of a joint venture with Timber Focus Ltd.
    Puidukoda has had increased demand for its products from merchants and buying groups, which has led to the push to securing a local representative in the UK.
    The partnership ensures that Puidukoda can serve its business, customers mainly including timber merchants and DIY Chains more effectively, with the provision of a dedicated local support team and landed stocks for urgent deliveries.
    The Rose Group comprises leading independent manufactured softwood producers who supply more than 300,000m3 of machined softwood annually to more than 30 countries.
    Puidukoda manufactures a large selection of softwood profiles mainly in spruce/whitewood, redwood /pine and Siberian larch such as planed all-round, premium C24 graded softwood, timber cladding, decking and flooring, with the option of offering fire retardant cladding, painted claddings, oiled stained flooring and decking.
    Puidukoda says it is capable of manufacturing project specific requirements offering various options from mixed loads including full truck loads to vessels for larger contracts.
    Timber Focus is holding stock in various locations to serving customers throughout the UK and Ireland. Andrew T Goto has been appointed as director to head UK and Ireland sales.
    “We are very happy to have Mr Goto on board who brings a wealth of experience to support the timber business customers in the UK and Ireland” said Hendrik Moora – head of sales, Puidukoda.
    Timber Focus Puidukoda will also have a stand at the UK Construction Week / Timber Expo 2018 a the NEC Birmingham on October 9-11.
    Timber Focus will also offer other specialised products such as wood plastic composites, reclaimed wood from Barnwood Concepts, thermowoods and hardwoods etc

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    Timber 2018 Conference Sponsor IOM3 : Timber and Wood Technology London UK

    Puidukoda Timber 2018 Conference IOM3 Sponsor Wood Timber London
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    Puidukoda OU

    Is  Proud to be an Official Sponsor for the Timber 2018 Conference in London. Puidukoda values the importance of sharing Timber and Wood related topics to promote the use of timber.Puidukoda as a leading large  timber distributor for Business to Business – Supplying Merchants, DIY Chains in the UK and Ireland.


    Timber 2018 is Organised by the Wood Technology Society of the Institute for Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), formerly known as the Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWSc).

    A conference for the UK timber industry, presenting the latest trends and emerging research in timber, wood science and related fields.

    Organised by the Wood Technology Society, the primary aim of this event is to report the latest developments in timber research in the UK, and to discuss their potential within UK markets as new products or processes.

    This new format conference will span all topics related to timber, ranging from the fundamental experiments understanding the nano-scale through to the industrial application and development of new products. Topics range from preservation to panel products; modified wood to engineered lumber. In addition to the oral presentations, posters will be on display throughout the event in the break out room.

    The conference is organised by the Wood Technology Society of the Institute for Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). Members of IOM3 societies such as the Wood Technology Society are entitled to a member rate. Membership information for the Wood Technology Society can be found on the IOM3 website. Please register and join.

    If you are looking for a timber supply partner, please contact our UK Sales Team – info@puidukoda.co.uk

    We will share our product range of machined softwood mouldings, timber decking, cladding, floorings, fire retardant treatments, painted and oiled finishes.

    We have  stocks available for delivery in Siberian larch cladding and decking, black featheredge, redwood, whitewood profiles etc

    We can supply to order other species such as Thermowood redwood, Accoya for  cladding, decking  applications  etc

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    Siberian Larch Information Puidukoda UK www.puidukoda.co.uk

    Siberian Larch; Russian larch (Larix sibirica) Information / Overview

    Siberian Larch – Larch, Siberian

    Latin name: Larix sibirica
    Also known as  Russian larch
    Is a popular exterior joinery species which tends to be supplied from Russia and is available as a slow grown material It is important to specify slow grown Siberian larch due to various sources of Siberian Larch e.g faster grown Austrian / German forest etc.It tends to be a well-priced material in comparison to most exterior joinery timber materials used without any additional treatments e.g for exterior cladding and decking applications. Siberian Larch tends to be a resinous species with a tendency to split, shake when used in exterior applications e.g claddings.It can be very difficult to coat, paint due to resin and susceptibility to splitting etc.It is predominantly supplied as a product with character e.g knots very important if you are working on a large project request some images/samples to avoid any quality and limited supply disputes.Moisture content predominately supplied is 18% AVG.

    Wood Type: Softwood

    Durability: Slightly durable, Moderately durable. Service life above ground for cladding, decking applications minimum 15yrs

    Treatability: Extremely difficult

    Moisture Movement: Reported to be small

    Density (mean, Kg/m³): 590 (Ranging from 570 to 650)

    Texture: Fine

    Quality: Siberian Larch is sold in the UK (Wales, Scotland, England Northern Ireland and Ireland based on the timber import grades from Russia GOST, e.g. S/F sawfalling (SF); U/S unsorted (US) I-II or S/ F, IV, I-IV saw falling including the Nordic Grading Rules A,  AB ,ABC, C etc.It is important to note that there is very little unsorted I-III produced and the bulk of the stock will be S/F. It is a natural product and knots should be expected the image above is for illustration only. Other sorts or selections may be available to order e.g given in BS1186:3 1990 (Timber for and workmanship in joinery) for cladding applications

    Availability: Ex Stock as a cladding and decking for prompt delivery, we keep some profiles in stock ready machined

    Use(s): Cladding, Joinery – Exterior, Flooring, Decking, Deck boards, Siding, Weatherboard, Facades

    Colour(s): Yellow-brown (Golden brown), Light brown, Reddish brown (Pale)

    Environmental: All our stock is FSC Chain of Custody Certified
    Listed in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species as LR – Lower Risk (least concern). Not listed in CITES. Believed available from well-managed sources. Check certification status with suppliers.

    Distribution: native distribution for L. sibirica extends across Siberia to Mongolia and northern China. In Siberia, it is extracted from ‘natural forest’ and most of this timber is extremely slow grown material. In the eastern part of its range it hybridises with L.gmelinii and is known as Larix x czekanowskii. L.sibirica is also grown in plantations in Austria, Norway and Finland yielding more quickly grown material. It has been introduced into Canada and the northern USA.

    Siberian Larch is a medium-sized deciduous, coniferous tree ranging in size from 20m to 40m tall with a diameter of 1m or slightly more. In favourable situations, a long, clean, cylindrical bole for two-thirds of its length can be achieved.

    The timber: The heartwood is pale reddish-brown to brick-red in colour, sharply defined from the narrow, lighter-coloured sapwood. It is a very resinous wood, with clearly marked annual rings. It has a straight grain, a fine, uniform texture and is rather heavy, weighing 590 kg/m³ when dried, it is likely that plantation grown L.sibirica and that grown in more southerly Europe is of lower density. Its heartwood is listed as moderately durable, and its narrow sapwood means a high proportion of heartwood can be recovered for use.

    Drying: Siberian larch is difficult to dry due to its high resin content. Therefore it should be dried slowly to prevent checking and other drying defects.
    It is important to note that Siberian larch has the tendency to split and shake in situ including resin exudation very evident when installed as a cladding unfinished.

    Strength: Likely to be similar to European larch which is about 50% harder than Scots pine and slightly stronger in bending and toughness. The strength values for slow grown L. sibirica material are likely to be slightly higher than for faster-grown plantation sourced material.

    Working qualities: Siberian larch is Similar to European larch in that it saws, machines and finishes well but it tends to split on nailing and therefore drilling is recommended particularly at board ends.

    Fixings: Use Annual ring shank fixings for cladding and stainless steel as a minimum please refer to our decking fixing and cladding fixing, installation instructions guide guidelines.

    Factory Finishing, coating etc: We supply Siberian larch in some factory finishes with a modern look, rustic, weathered, aged look using various factory finishes Sikkens, Linseed Oil, Ferrous Sulphate contact us for more information and samples.

    Puidukoda has been very active and large supplier of siberian larch and below are some of the common issues our customers have experienced. We welcome any opportunity to help architects, specifer,  building, landscape contractors and merchants who need help with working with Siberian Larch.

    Common  problems  you find with Siberian  larch supply when  Siberian larch is used in cladding, decking and joinery applications;

    • Misinformation on the characteristic of the species- clients expecting large volumes of clear species
    • Coating and painting failure – very few external coatings work with Siberian larch due to the high resin content, high risk of splitting and shaking.
    • Splitting and Shaking – tendency to split when exposed to very high temperatures in the summer months
    • Movement cupping- tendency to distort very important to face fix with annular ring shanks or screws etc avoid secret fixing.
    • Resin bleeding; this can be scraped off when dry or use a solvent to clean it off on unpainted/oiled timber.
    • Moisture Content; especially when used to make large joinery sections as the moisture content tends to be higher than 18% and not ideal for internal applications.

    Please contact us for your siberian larch requirements or to discuss your project.

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