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About Us

SERVICING THE EAST
COAST WITH QUALITY FRAME
AND TRUSS

Masters Frame and Truss is a timber frame and truss fabrication business, crafting timber wall frames and roof trusses for the Queensland construction industry.

The team at Masters Frame and Truss comprises of an experienced team offering more than 50 years’ in the building industry, including decades specialising in timber prefabrication items to ensure all frames and truss are built to exceed Australian standards.

As licensed members of Mitek Fabrication, Masters Frame and Truss is committed to delivering top quality and durable timber wall frame and trusses to the construction industry.

Due to the purchasing of large volumes, we have a superior buying power and source quality products from accredited sawmillers.

Treatment Levels.

According to Australian Standard AS/NZS1604 parts 1 to 5, any product claiming to be preservative treated must be branded as specified in the standard. An important part of the brand is the Hazard Class, which indicates the service conditions to which the product is exposed and the level of treatment or level of protection that must be applied to the wood.

THE HAZARD CLASSES HAVE BEEN
DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:

HAZARD CLASS

EXPOSURE

SERVICE CONDITION

HAZARD

EXAMPLE USES

H1

Inside above ground.

Completely protected from the weather, well ventilated and protected from termites

Borers.

Susceptible framing, flooring, furniture, interior joinery used across Australia.

H2

Inside above ground.

Protected from wetting, no leaching.

Borers and termites.

Framing, flooring, furniture, interior joinery used across Australia.

H2F

Inside above ground.

Protected from wetting, no leaching.

Borers and termites.

(Envelope treated) framing used south of the Tropic of Capricorn.

H2S

Inside above ground.

Protected from wetting, no leaching.

Borers and termites.

Framing used south of the Tropic of Capricorn.

H3

Outside above ground.

Periodic moderate wetting and leaching.

Moderate decay, borers and termites.

Weatherboards, fascias, pergolas, framing etc.

H3A

Outside above ground.

Periodic moderate wetting and leaching.

Moderate decay, borers and termites.

Weatherboards, fascias, pergolas, framing etc. – under a regularly maintained paint coat system.

H4

Outside inground.

Severe wetting and leaching noncritical applications.

Severe decay, borers and termites.

Fence posts, retaining wall less than 1 m high, landscaping timbers.

H5

Outside inground with or in fresh water.

Extreme wetting and leaching, critical application.

Very severe decay, borers and termites.

Piling, house stumps, power poles cooling tower fill, building poles, retaining walls more than 1m high.

H6

Marine waters.

Prolonged immersion in sea water.

Decay and marine wood borers.

Boat hulls, marine piles, jetty cross bracing, jetty landing steps.

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