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CEN - EN 16737

Structural timber - Visual strength grading of tropical hardwood

active, Most Current
Organization: CEN
Publication Date: 1 May 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 26
ICS Code (Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber): 79.040
scope:

This European Standard specifies a method of strength grading tropical hardwood visually for structural use.

The permissible limits of characteristics for a single visual strength grade of timber are specified, designated "Structural Tropical Hardwood" (STH) grade.

The method is only suitable for pieces of timber with a rectangular cross-section that is constant along their lengths.

Characteristics related to durability are not covered in this standard. For some end uses, additional requirements may be specified at the time of grading, e.g. sapwood exclusion.

Document History

EN 16737
May 1, 2016
Structural timber - Visual strength grading of tropical hardwood
This European Standard specifies a method of strength grading tropical hardwood visually for structural use. The permissible limits of characteristics for a single visual strength grade of timber...

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