The laboratory is authorised under the 89/106/EC Directive as a notified body of the initial type tests for the following product family: Timber structures - Glued laminated timber - Requirements (EN 14080).
The Mechanical Testing Laboratory deals with the determination of physical and mechanical properties of wood and wood-based products. The laboratory acts under the provisions of a Quality Management System, according to UNI CEI EN ISO/IEC 17025. It carries out research activities within the framework of publicly funded projects (regional, national, EU, international). Consulting services and technical assistance for private customers and enterprises are constantly ongoing.
The Mechanical Testing Laboratory has fully equipped facilities and is able to perform both certification testing and any kind of voluntary testing on all types of structural and nonstructural wood-based products.