What is Accoya®?
Accoya is what is known as acetylated wood. This is simply the process of chemically treating timber and changing its cellular composition. Once the process is complete it makes it able to withstand temperature change and resist bacteria. Since this wood is extremely durable, it suits so many applications. The method of improving the performance of timber has been studied for decades. It is proving to be popular now more than ever with the demands and capabilities of timber being pushed to the limit. Accoya is at the forefront of this technology.
What can Accoya® be used for?
Accoya is ideal for all kinds of exterior applications due to its superior looks, sustainability and durability. It can be used in many applications including
- Windows & Doors
- Shutters & Louvres
- Structural projects including bridges
- Garden Furniture
- And many more…
Produced from Radata Pine
Radata Pine is primarily used to produce Accoya®. It is a fast growing softwood species. As there is an increasing pressure on available resources, the use of timber that can produce larger volumes of wood, over the same period, for the same area of land, offers great environmental advantages.