TTS has offered a broad range of technical consulting services to Canadian and international clients since 1998.
Our testing lab is equipped with two universal testing machines, a full size beam tester, a plywood shear testing machine, guarded hot plates (for determining the INSULATION VALUES of materials along with several peripheral instrumentations.
Using our quality control manual which is prepared as per ISO 17025 for testing laboratories, we are capable of conducting almost all mechanical physical tests on composite panels and engineered wood products following ASTM, CSA and other international test standards.
We can conduct the following, which includes, but not limited to the following major standards:
|ASTM D 1037||Evaluating Properties of Wood-Base Fiber and Particle Panel Materials|
|ASTM D 143||Testing Small Clear Specimens of Timber|
|ASTM D 198||Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes|
|ASTM D 2395||Specific Gravity of Wood and Wood-Base Materials|
|ASTM D 2559||Standard Specification for Adhesives for Structural Laminated Wood Products for Use Under Exterior (Wet Use) Exposure Conditions|
|ASTM D 3535||Test Method for Resistance to Deformation Under Static Loading for Structural Wood Laminating Adhesives Used Under Exterior (Wet Use) Exposure Conditions|
|ASTM D 4442||Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Material|
|ASTM D 4761||Mechanical Properties of Lumber and Wood-Base Structural Material|
|ASTM D 5456||Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products|
|ASTM D 5764||Evaluation of Dowel-Bearing Strength of Wood Based Products|
|ASTM D 6815||Evaluation of duration of Load & Creep Effects of wood|
|CSA O151.1-88||Canadian Softwood Plywood|
|ICC-ES AC124||Rim board products|
|ASTM D 2915||Practice for Evaluating Allowable Properties for Grades of Structural Lumber|
|ASTM D 4933||Standard Guide for Moisture Conditioning of Wood and Wood-Base Material|
|ASTM D 1761||Mechanical Fasteners in Wood|
Our technical services are:
- Resource evaluation for biocomposite panel manufacturing
- Consulting on natural fibre product and process development
- Consulting on existing process optimization
- Facilitating the process of acquiring certification for a product or process
- Personnel training on process optimization and quality control
- Product standards and quality control testing
Our services have evolved to incubation services for the commercialization of TTS sustainable products. As a commercialization coordinator, TTS brings together the stakeholders and resources required to commercialize market-ready sustainable products. We work with progressive enterprises to secure suppliers, obtain community and political support, secure financing, and, if needed, facilitate partnership with the right distributors and marketers. In addition, TTS can offer technical consulting – Process Improvement, Plant & Manufacturing Design & Product Testing & Quality Assurance – along the way.
Our commercialization services include:
- Project Management
- Investment attraction
- Partnership development
- Market research
- Protecting intellectual property
- Technology licensing & marketing and much more!