TIMBER SPECIES

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With "Pine" being so widely used across the construction industry it is commonly found in heavy duty construction, building, furniture, joinery, mouldings, packaging, weatherboard, decking and fencing.

Botanical Name: Pinus Radiata

 

Other Names: Pine

 

Source location: South Island of New Zealand

 

Stability: Unstable

 

Durability in Ground:
U/T: Non Durable, H1.2: Non Durable, H3 Moderately Durable, H4 Very Durable, H5: Very Durable, H6 Very Durable

 

Durability above Ground:
U/T: Non Durable, H1.2: Non Durable, H3 Moderately Durable, H4 Very Durable, H5: Very Durable, H6 Very Durable

 

Density: Approx 500kg/m3 (at approx 12% MC)

 

Appearance: Heartwood is an even to light chestnut brown and the sapwood is creamy white with predominant growth rings.

 

Uses: Construction, building, furniture, joinery, mouldings, packaging, weatherboard, decking and fencing.

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