Program of training module

9:00  Registration and coffee
9:30 Welcome and WOTIM project presentation
9:45 Basics of thermal insulation
10:30 The different types of insulation materials – Introduction
  • Markets
  • Advantages
  • 11:15 Coffee break
    11:45 Wood and wood fibres
  • Fibre sources and fibre components
  • Different pulping methods and fibre properties
  • Nanocelluloses (types, main production methods, properties)
  • 12:30 Lunch
    13:30 Focus on fibre based insulation materials
  • Fluffed
  • Rigid boards
  • Semi rigid boards
  • Production data
  • 14:15 Comparison of properties of fibre based insulation materials against the other materials
  • Mechanical resistance
  • Fungi resistance
  • Water impact
  • Fire resistance
  • Main advantages, challenges and development areas
  • 15:00 Exhibition, discussions and coffee. In exhibition different kinds of commercial insulation and WOTIM materials are presented as well as different kinds of wood fibres.
    16:00 End of the training module