LDCwood, the 50/50 joint venture between the Lemahieu Group and Decolvenaere Houtimport, is the first official producer of ThermoWood® in Belgium.
ThermoWood® has the same hard-wearing properties as tropical hardwood. ThermoWood® from LDCwood is moisture-resistant and, therefore, extremely suitable for façade cladding and decking.
ThermoWood® has many advantages. It is cheap, strong, and good for the environment.or het milieu.
Large production capacity
FSC®, PEFC or OLB-certified
The timber will last longer
Thermal modification increases the durability class
20-25% lower thermal conduction
Free of resin and chemicals
55-82% less volatile organic compounds
Planed decking boards from ThermoWood® are a sustainable and environmentally-friendly choice. ThermoWood® ayous from LDCwood has also been awarded the Durability Class I certificate.
Through the unique cooperation between LDCwood and Lemahieu Group, we can offer our customers a complete package from timber imports and thermal treatment to ThermoWood® and planing.
ThermoWood® is the result of an innovative process in heat treatment is the main factor. The ThermoWood® production process uses heat, steam, and water. The timber undergoes prolonged heating at temperatures up to around 208°C. This treatment causes certain chemical changes to the timber, creating a hard-wearing and stable product that is resistant to insects and wood rot.
LDCwood is a member of the International ThermoWood® Association which allows LDCwood products to be officially sold under the ThermoWood® quality label. Together with the other members, we undertake to carry out further research into the use of thermally-treated timber and its properties.
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