The versatility of SmartPly SiteProtect OSB3 has been used to create a ‘green screen’, for filming the hit fantasy TV show, Game of Thrones. Erected in Belfast’s Titanic Studios’ Paint Hall, the SmartPly SiteProtect screen has been used to film dramatic scenes from the programme.
SmartPly has launched SmartPly FR/FR Build OSB3 in response to the Structural Timber Association’s (STA) strategy for addressing Building Regulations Part B, CDM regulations and the HSE’s stipulations. It is a flame retardant structural wood panel for use in construction of timber frame walls and floors.
SmartPly has launched SmartPly DryBacker, a SmartPly OSB3 modular panel designed for non-structural metal stud wall constructions. Manufactured from exterior resin cross-structured material, synonymous with the SmartPly brand, DryBacker benefits from fast, easy installation and secure anchorage of fixtures and fittings wherever a new partition wall is needed.
The major redevelopment of the rugby ground in Belfast has incorporated 250 sheets of 18mm SmartPly OSB3 boards. The strong sustainable OSB3 has been utilised during the reconstruction of The Ravenhill Ulster Rugby Club to provide a temporary hoarding cover for the site. SmartPly provided the solution for practicality and durability.
Frieze Art Fair in London’s Regent Park was billed as the contemporary art event of the year. The show ran between the 17th and 20th of October and featured over 150 exciting galleries. To ensure the event ran smoothly, SmartPly OSB and Medite MDF were chosen as the main construction materials for the gallery walls and flooring.
The main feature of the new flooring at ‘The Governor Rocks’ bar-café in County Down, Northern Ireland, is a distinctive natural wood visual. SmartPly OSB Floor Tongue and Groove (T&G) was selected for the new flooring, to provide both a hard-wearing surface that is easy to clean and maintain, along with a smart yet rustic appearance that requires minimal surface finishing.
SmartPly played host to the JOSB Done Apprentice of the Year 2013 final. Its mill in Waterford, Ireland, saw three finalists battle it out to take the title. The national contest is organised by the Wood Panel Industries Federation (WPIF), with The JOSB Done campaign set up to promote the use of OSB.
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SmartPly donated 8x4” OSB3 panels to 3rd level student at University College Dublin, in Ireland.
On the 24th and 25th September SmartPly and Medite will be exhibiting at this year’s Timber Expo.