Tips & Tricks

Treated Timber and Steel

This is a reminder to builders and designers (oh and sales people selling treated timber): Some chemicals used to treat external grade softwood timbers react with and corrode steel! If you are building and you are using pressure treated timber – call Cornell Engineers to discuss which fasteners and brackets you should be specifying or using – or have a browse here:
Corrosion of Fasteners in Treated Timber
Happy reading!!!

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