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Certification of Timber and Engineered Wood Products

Bureau Veritas has had a long association with the Timber Industry in Australia and New Zealand. The Product Certification ‘S’ Mark was established in 1944 by Standards New Zealand and has been maintained by Bureau Veritas since 1997.

The ‘S’ Mark Scheme is accredited by JAS-ANZ to ISO/IEC 17065 and it provides Assurance of Compliance with Australian & New Zealand Standards for Engineered Wood Products (EWP), Timber Treatment Plants (TTP) and Verification of Timber Properties (VTP).

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Bureau Veritas can assist manufacturers and treatment plants to demonstrate compliance with the following Standards:

AS 1577 Scaffold planks
AS 4707 Chain of Custody for forest products
AS 5068 Finger joints in structural timber
AS 5069 Finger joints in non-structural timber
AS 6669 Formwork plywood
AS/NZS 1328 Glued laminated structural timber
AS/NZS 1491 Finger-jointed structural timber
AS/NZS 1604 Specification for preservative treatment
AS/NZS 1748 Machine graded structural timber
AS/NZS 1859 Particleboard & Fibreboard panels
AS/NZS 1860 Particleboard flooring
AS/NZS 2269 Structural plywood
AS/NZS 2270 Plywood and block board (interior use)
AS/NZS 2271 Plywood and block board (exterior use)
AS/NZS 2272 Marine plywood
AS/NZS 4357 Structural laminated veneer lumber (LVL)
AS/NZS 4490 Stress-graded timber - Verification of properties
NZS 3605 Timber piles and poles for use in building
NZS 3622 Verification of timber properties
NZS 3631 New Zealand timber grading rules
NZS 3640 Chemical preservation of round and sawn timber

Contact Bureau Veritas Certification to find out more information about the Certification service.



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