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ASTM D3957

Standard Practices for Establishing Stress Grades for Structural Members Used in Log Buildings

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 October 2003
Status: inactive
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Timber structures): 91.080.20
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These practices cover the visual stress-grading principles applicable to structural wood members of nonrectangular shape, as typically used in log buildings. These practices are meant to supplement the ASTM standards listed in Section 2, which cover stress-grading of sawn lumber and round timbers. Pieces covered by these practices may also be used in building types other than log buildings.

The grading provisions used as illustrations herein are not intended to establish grades for purchase, but rather to show how stress-grading principles are applied to members used in log buildings. Detailed grading rules for commercial stress grades which serve as purchase specifications are established and published by agencies that formulate and maintain such rules and operate inspection facilities covering the various species.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

May 1, 2009
Standard Practices for Establishing Stress Grades for Structural Members Used in Log Buildings
These practices cover the visual stress-grading principles applicable to structural wood members of nonrectangular shape, as typically used in log buildings. These practices are meant to supplement...
May 1, 2009
Standard Practices for Establishing Stress Grades for Structural Members Used in Log Buildings
These practices cover the visual stress-grading principles applicable to structural wood members of nonrectangular shape, as typically used in log buildings. These practices are meant to supplement...
May 1, 2009
Standard Practices for Establishing Stress Grades for Structural Members Used in Log Buildings
These practices cover the visual stress-grading principles applicable to structural wood members of nonrectangular shape, as typically used in log buildings. These practices are meant to supplement...
May 15, 2006
Standard Practices for Establishing Stress Grades for Structural Members Used in Log Buildings
These practices cover the visual stress-grading principles applicable to structural wood members of nonrectangular shape, as typically used in log buildings. These practices are meant to supplement...
ASTM D3957
October 1, 2003
Standard Practices for Establishing Stress Grades for Structural Members Used in Log Buildings
These practices cover the visual stress-grading principles applicable to structural wood members of nonrectangular shape, as typically used in log buildings. These practices are meant to supplement...
April 27, 1990
Standard Practices for Establishing Stress Grades for Structural Members Used in Log Buildings
These practices cover the visual stress-grading principles applicable to structural wood members of nonrectangular shape, as typically used in log buildings. These practices are meant to supplement...
April 27, 1990
Standard Practices for Establishing Stress Grades for Structural Members Used in Log Buildings
1. Scope 1.1 These practices cover the visual stress-grading principles applicable to structural wood members of nonrectangular shape, as typically used in log buildings. These practices are meant to...
October 31, 1980
STANDARD METHODS FOR ESTABLISHING STRESS GRADES FOR STRUCTURAL MEMBERS USED IN LOG BUILDINGS (R 1984)
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