By: Timbertest  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Formaldehyde Emission

Formaldehyde emission testing laboratory

The formaldehyde emission testing laboratory has a high quality scanning UV/Vis spectrophotometer, 5 figure and 2 figure analytical balances and controlled temperature water baths.

Ashing and drying

TimberTest has a high temperature furnace for ashing samples for sand and grit analysis.

There are three laboratory drying ovens for tests such as moisture content.

Formaldehyde by Japanese methods

The laboratory has six 40 litre chambers for testing formaldehyde emission from glulam, LVL and flooring. TimberTest also has 40 glass desiccators for testing MDF, particle board and plywood by Japanese desiccator standards.

Formaldehyde by European methods

TimberTest has 8 perforators for testing MDF and Particleboard by EN120 method and 40 fl asks for testing by EN717-3.

Keywords: Formaldehyde Emission