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KVH ® structural timber

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Product information

KVH® structural timber (Konstruktionsvollholz) is a technically-dried, strength-graded and generally finger-jointed solid wood product made from softwood (mainly spruce) and designed for a wide variety of applications in modern timber construction. Alternative types of softwood are also available for special uses, such as for thresholds or for outdoor areas not directly exposed to the elements.

KVH structural timber is sorted, calibrated and has precisely defined dimensions and load-bearing capacities for both visible and non-visible areas. Compared with conventional sawn wood, KVH must conform to much stricter requirements. The timber is graded in accordance with EN 14081 and German standard DIN 4074-01. Compliance is monitored by third-party quality inspection institutes. 

We offer KVH in 2 surface qualities: KVH-Si for visible structures and KVH-NSi for non-visible structures, and in lengths up to 16 metres. Both types come finger jointed, and the joints are barely visible as to preserve the natural look of the surface. 

This EPD has been registered as an ECO Platform EPD with ECO EPD Reference number 00001284. The International EPD System is a founding member of the ECO Platform and its procedures has undergone a peer audit to be able to use this logotype. All EPDs of construction products from different programmes that carry the ECO logotype are listed here.

Detailed information

Registration number: S-P-02153
ECO EPD reference number: 00001284
Publication/issue date: 2020-08-03
Valid until: 2025-07-31
Verified by: Andrew Norton
Reference PCR(s): PCR 2019:14 Construction products (EN 15804:A2)
c-PCR-006 Wood and wood-based products for use in construction (EN 16485)
Geographical scope: Czech Republic
EN 15804: This EPD is compliant with EN 15804

Company information

Stora Enso Oyj
Company name: Stora Enso Oyj
Country: Finland
Contact: Stora Enso Wood Products Oy Ltd
Website: www.storaenso.com/

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