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:

STANDARD Standard Name
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!