Well known for leading brands such as Tanalith, Antiblu, Wolmanized, Vacsol, Weatherwood and Tanalised, Lonza Wood Protection is the world leader in wood protection products.
location_on Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal
SAWPA is an industry association which promotes the use of treated timber and treated timber products.
location_on Isando, Gauteng
Swartland
Windows and Doors
Swartland Windows and doors established in 1951 manufactures premium quality brands like Cape Culture, Winsters, Kayo, Col Timbers and Kenzo.
location_on Cape Town, Western Cape
Van Acht Windows & Doors
Wood | Aluminium | Windows | Doors
Van Acht range of windows, doors, gates, garage doors, awnings and other aluminium, glass, wooden and uPVC product brochures.
location_on Randburg, Gauteng
today18 Feb 2019
verified_userSouth African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)

Buying and Using Preservative Treated Timber

IN SOUTH AFRICA TREATED TIMBER IS BY LAW REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH NATIONAL AND COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS AND MUST BEAR MARKING CONTAINING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
today18 Feb 2019
verified_userSouth African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)

Timber Decking Substructure Regulations and Preservative Treatment

This Guidance Note addresses the importance of the use of properly preservative treated timber in the  construction of substructures for timber decks and its compliance with the requirements as stipulated in the Building Regulations and relevant SANS Standards.
today18 Feb 2019
verified_userSouth African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)

Understanding Hazard Classes

According to NRCS VC 9092, The Compulsory Specification for Preservative Treated Timber, any preservative treated timber product claiming to be preservative treated must be branded as specified in the relevant SANS product standards. An important part of the brand is the Hazard Class, which indicates the service conditions to which the product is exposed and the level of treatment or level of protection that must be applied to the wood. The Hazard Classes have been defined as follows…
today23 Jun 2017
verified_userSouth African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)

Wood Preservation Regulations - Interpretation

There are two regulations in South Africa that apply to wood preservation. Both these regulations refer to compliance of SANS 10005, and in order for the reader, end-user, specifier, regulating authority etc. to fully understand the interpretation or intent of each regulation, one needs to read it in context with the relevant clauses given in SANS 10005, The preservative treatment of timber. SANS 10005 (previously SABS 05) is the code of practice that was developed many years ago as a guidance document on all matters pertaining to wood preservation, i.e. wood preservative types, processes, methods, treatment requirements, hazard classifications, reference to the relevant product specifications, handling precautions etc. SANS 10005 is commonly referred to by industry as “the bible” of wood preservation…
today21 Aug 2018
verified_userSouth African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)

SAWPA | Preservatives for Pressure Treatment of Wood

Preservatives for pressure treatment of wood guidance note
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today22 Nov 2017
verified_userLonza Wood Protection

Lonza hits the road

The Lonza road show took an in-depth look at Environmental Management Plans, Waste Management and Pressure Equipment Regulations in order to gain a better understanding of the impact each of these issues on timber treatment operations.
today3 Aug 2011

Tanalised E treatment for timber export products

South African wood treaters and timber product manufacturers can compete on the world stage, in terms of both quality and variety. This is evidenced by the success of Timba Garden Products, a company based in White River, Mpumalanga, which specialises in the manufacture of niche products such as fencing and garden furniture. Over the past five years, it has successfully exported its fencing and wooden dustbins, among other products, to markets in Europe.
today30 Jul 2018
verified_userInterbuild Africa 2018

ITC-SA to host CPD-accredited timber conference at Interbuild Africa

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) will be hosting a CPD-accredited Timber Construction Conference on the 16th of August at Expo Centre Nasrec as part of the upcoming Interbuild Africa 2018.
today10 May 2011

Combatting wood rot with the right treatment

Wood rot is a phenomenon that can affect any type of timber irrespective of where it is used. Recent heavy rains in some of South Africa’s provinces have raised the threat of wood rot. According to Arch Wood Protection, a leading supplier of timber treatment products, there are different types of fungi that may attack wood. Staining fungi will result in discoloration of the timber but the damage is only superficial – the strength of the timber is not affected. However, where timber appearance is important, its value can be significantly reduced by this kind of attack.
today4 Oct 2017
verified_userLonza Wood Protection

Lonza’s depth of resources leads to complete customer satisfaction

Lonza Wood Protection put all their resources and experts behind converting R&B Group’s treatment plants from producing Tanalith® C products to Tanalith® E products.