External timber cladding: design and performance
Davies, I., Fairfield, C. A., Stupart, A., & Wood, J. (2012)
External timber cladding: design and performance. The structural engineer : journal of the Institution of Structural Engineers, 90, 46-53
Exposure trials on timber cladding are valuable sources of information for façade designers. Key material, fire, and structural issues affecting timber cladding design are ass...
Grading of British spruce cladding battens by ring width for density, fastener performance and fire
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2019)
Grading of British spruce cladding battens by ring width for density, fastener performance and fire. In Proceedings of the 15th Annual Meeting of the Northern European Network for Wood Science and Engineering
The UK has a British Standard for external timber cladding, BS8605-1, in which support battens are defined as timber components of a section, grade, and durability, suitable f...