Over 20 Years
of Timber-Resin Splice Manufacturing by 2015
Yes, we are celebrating over
20 years of continuous manufacture of the Patented Timber-Resin Splice.
We have made over 10,000 units in that time and our Timber Repair Kits
are to be found in thousands of buildings throughout the UK.
We machine and laminate all
the timbers and fit the connection bars in our own Workshops. We can
make you a beam end or mid section repair unit in virtually any size
and any species of timber.
Moore - who is he? Where did he start?
the Managing Partner of Property Repair Systems, started the Company
in 1997, having worked since graduation from Leeds University (B.A.Hons.)
for GKN in Engineering and Organisation and Methods, then qualified
as a Dampness and Timber Surveyor, spending over 30 years in the Damp
Proofing and Timber Preserving Industry, both as a Contractor and as
Sales Development Manager for a National Chemical Formulator, Remtox
Chemicals, which was a part of the Laporte Group of Companies. He then
worked for a major UK Epoxy Resins Manufacturer, Rotafix Resins, which
directly led to his Invention of the Timber-Resin Splice repair system
for structural timbers in buildings. He is an Inventor, engineer, Technical
Author and qualified Dampness and Timber Building Surveyor.
Why did David Moore
invent the Timber Resin Splice (TRS)?
To replace decayed timber
with large amounts of resin has two major disadvantages. The first is
cost large volumes of resin are relatively expensive. And second,
appearance in historic buildings large lumps of plastic
are out of place and this is both unattractive and unacceptable to many
clients and Heritage bodies..
Following many years in the
Chemical and Resins Industry and also in working with decaying and historic
buildings, David Moore realised that a far better solution on both counts
was to replace the missing wood with matching wood and use the resin,
combined with invisible steel reinforcing rods, just for load transfer
and connection - and thus the 'Timber-Resin Splice ' was born.
The new concept - pre-manufacture
a new piece of replacement timber to exactly replace the missing part,
fitted with bars or slots ready for connection and the whole thing is
supplied as a 'kit'.
What is the David
Moore Timber-Resin Splice Kit?
beam repair is too large or too small for the team at Property Repair Systems.
Now any Contractor can repair
any beam or joists in timber to exceed the original strength, and offer
a truly neat, cosmetic finish.
today manufactures all the 'Timber-Resin Splice' kits for the UK, some
several thousand being produced per annum. The product holds a current
this manufacturing activity David had a special range of Boron-based
preservative produced to his specification, drawing on many years of
successfully marketing Boracols and other Borate-Glycols.
repair splits and shakes in timber, cracks and voids in masonry and
to treat external masonry and timber naturally followed.
Design service was also developed, using fast, Computer-based packages,
which gives the Clients instant access to Structural Engineering Calculations,
Designs and Method Statements. Estimates are instant - we'll even give
you guidance on the number of man-hours required to install the 'TRS
David Moore holds
the first ever Timber-Resin Splice.
in a Patented TRS. Peter sanding a huge one.
Moore, Kathy, his wife and his Technical Team, who all bring a wealth
of knowledge and experience to Timber Beam Repair design, manufacturing
and customer service. Our fully equipped Workshops create the full range
of Timber Repair Units, from softwood to hardwood, solid timber to laminated,
and including Glulam repair units.
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