With the addition of a new variant of Accoya modified wood Accsys Technologies’ expands their award-winning acetylation technology to the popular North American red alder. The fine grain and medium tone of Alder has made it a popular choice for joinery applications such as interior doors, cabinetry, flooring and moldings. Accoya® wood is created with sustainably sourced, fast growing softwood and an acetylated non-toxic wood modification production process.
The process creates a modified wood that is a durable, dimensionally stable and beautiful product with the best environmental credentials. Additionally the wood is Cradle to Cradle Gold certified and has a 50 year above ground and a 25 year below ground warranty against rot and decay. With it’s improved durability, stability and hardness properties Alder can now be used for a range of exterior products including screens, outdoor furniture, flooring, windows and doors.