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Strength grading of timber in the UK in 2018

  This paper summarises the state-of-the-art of strength grading of UK-grown timber. It lists the following information along with the primary references: visual grading grades and strength class assignments; grading machines with approved settings for machine control; the species, size ranges and strength class combinations covered; and grade determining properties of UK specific strength classes.

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  • Date:

    26 June 2018

  • Publication Status:


  • Library of Congress:

    TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    624 Civil engineering

  • Funders:

    Forestry Commission Scotland


Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018, June). Strength grading of timber in the UK in 2018. Presented at Timber 2018



grades; classes; machine strength grading; visual strength grading;

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