Posts Tagged 'wood'

Jun
1
Rotary White Birch with Clear Stain (MDF)

Rotary White Birch with Clear Stain (MDF)

Rotary White birch with Clear Stain (HDF)

Flush wood doors can be made in a variety of methods including 3-ply and 5-ply, among other constructions.  While the internal components such as the core, stiles, rails, and cross bands are important features that impact performance attributes, the face veneer …

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Oct
1

When I think of using wood as a building material, my mind initially focuses in on doors (obviously – that’s the name of the blog). I think of the craftsmanship of a fine stile and rail door, or the beautiful natural grain pattern in a flush wood door. Whatever type of door or species of …

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May
11

Positive pressure was added to fire testing procedures in 1998 to more closely simulate real fire conditions. Before that there was no pressure type procedure in the testing so conclusions were drawn simply from flame and temperature. In real fire conditions as heat develops within the source area, pressure within an enclosed room begins to …

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Oct
28

Hello and welcome to our Halloween edition of Dave’s Door Blog.

Most of the people I know in the door and hardware industry are strong-willed and are rarely scared of anything. But one simple term used in wood door specifications will strike fear in the most seasoned door person. NATURAL BIRCH! Those two simple words …

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Jul
17

The unique design of the Maiman Thermal Fused door has raised many concerns about the strength of the hinge dowels.  The hinge does have to hold up the entire weight of the door.  This dowel design has been tested to the WDMA’s TM-8 test.  This test is designed to check the strength of an attached …

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