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Buy Timber Mats, Plant Trees, Save the World?

One Minute Read Summary of LA Times article “….If we planted a whole lot more [trees] in just the right places, … the amount of carbon in the atmosphere would fall to levels not seen since the 1920s.” “….After examining more than 70,000 high-quality satellite photos of trees from all over the planet, ecologists concluded

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A Better Timber Mat

Summary: A Better Timber Mat: Same mat design, better materials.* We may not make the “best” hardwood timber mat in the world but, we do make a better timber mat than is usually available. We call it “A better timber mat” because it’s the same mat design with better materials. What are better materials? Better

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Do Standards and Standardization Matter in a Hardwood Timber Mat?

Summary: We should care about standards because clear standards increase reliability, decrease cost, increase safety, and make our lives easier. What’s a Standard?: Standard is defined as “something established by authority, custom, or general consent as a model or example.” Standardization means, “to bring to or make of an established standard size, weight, quality, strength,

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Taking the Measure of Wood: How to determine who’s the strongest?

Summary: All things being equal, stronger materials tend to produce stronger results. Plantation eucalyptus is stronger than domestic USA hardwoods. Why is stronger better? All things being equal, stronger materials tend to produce stronger results. Strong timbers come from strong species. All things being equal – and you should check this with your own engineers

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