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Product testing

Product testing

We specialize in wood product testing and are accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) as a test laboratory for specific SCC accredited tests on wood products that are registered with the Council.

The common products tested include:

  • lumber
  • fasteners
  • finger jointed lumber
  • finishes and coatings
  • laminated veneer lumber (LVL)
  • pellet fuels
  • structural systems
  • treated wood
  • wood adhesives
  • wood composites (OSB, MDF, WPC, etc.)
  • wood flooring
  • wood I-joist
  • wood preservatives

We are recognized by the Canadian Construction Material Centre and the International Council for Building Research Studies and Documentation.

We are also approved for evaluation of kilns under Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Heat Treatment Program for wood products.

We are also capable of testing bio-fuels and bio-fuels appliances through its subsidiary Canadian BioEnergy Centre (CBEC)