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Other wood-based panels (ICS 79.060.99)

Ministerial Decree No.1093/2019 (1 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 8295 "Timber structures - Glued laminated timber and glued solid timber - Requirements" (107 page(s), in English)

The Ministerial Decree No.1093/2019 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 8295 which specifies the performance requirements of the following glued laminated products:

-           Glued laminated timber (glulam);

-           Glued solid timber;

-           Glulam with large finger joints;

-           Block glued glulam for use in buildings and bridges.

It also lays down minimum production requirements, provisions for evaluation and attestation of conformity and marking of glued laminated products.

This Standard is applicable for glued laminated timber made of coniferous species listed in this standard or poplar consisting of two or more laminations having a thickness from 6 mm up to 45 mm (inclusive). Worth mentioning is that this standard adopts the technical content of EN 14080:2013.

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