Timber Expo success for BM TRADA due to live demonstrations

  • 4 Nov 2014

With a bigger stand to host a series of activities throughout the duration of the two-day event, BM TRADA’s Technical Officer, Alex Matthews, carried out a demo to highlight the outcomes of a PAS 24 test on an enhanced security timber window.

Technical Consultant, Nick Clifford, also carried out timber species identification demonstrations examining the methods used to verify the wood species in a product, allowing visitors the opportunity to look down the microscope to view the effects.

The event saw over 6,000 visitors attend after its relocation to the NEC in Birmingham

Differences between softwood and hardwood timber

Senior Technical Consultant, Phil O’Leary, answered questions from the audience during his timber strength grading demonstration which saw visitors gain an overview of the process of grading timber and the difference between softwood and hardwood.

Students involved in the ‘Velocity in British Timber’ competition also showcased their projects during the event, explaining the inspiration behind their designs and their use of timber.

Visitors to this year’s show increased from 4,600 last year to over 6,000 in 2014, with the move to the NEC Birmingham proving a success in driving extra traffic to the event.

BM TRADA is planning to bring a bigger and more diverse show to the 2015 Timber Expo.

Exova BM TRADA,
Chiltern House,
Stocking Lane,
Hughenden Valley,
High Wycombe,
Buckinghamshire,
HP14 4ND

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