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AS 4785.1-2002


Timber — Softwood — Sawn and milled products, Part 1: Product specification

Sets out the product requirements for sawn and milled softwood timber products including type of product, dimensions, moisture content, tolerances, distortions, surface finish, finger-jointing, glue-laminating and end-matching. Grade descriptions are given in Part 2 of this series.
Published: 04/01/2002
Pages: 33
Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and General
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
1.5 Grades
1.6 Product identification
1.7 Claim of compliance
2 General requirements
2.1 Timber species
2.2 Moisture content and drying quality
2.3 Sapwood and low durability heartwood
2.4 Preservative treatment
2.5 Measurement of dimensions and distortions
2.5.1 Dimensions
2.5.2 Bow and spring
2.5.3 Twist
2.5.4 Cup
2.6 Timber surfaces
2.6.1 Types of timber surfaces
2.6.2 Machining imperfections and surface finish imperfections
2.7 Finger jointed products
2.8 Glue laminated products
2.9 End-matched products
3 Strip flooring
3.1 General
3.2 Moisture content
3.3 Profiles
3.4 Tolerances
3.5 Grade
4 Light decking
4.1 General
4.2 Moisture content
4.3 Profiles
4.4 Tolerances
4.5 Grade
5 Lining boards
5.1 General
5.2 Moisture content
5.3 Profiles
5.4 Tolerances
5.5 Grade
6 Dressed boards, joinery and mouldings
6.1 General
6.2 Moisture content
6.3 Profiles
6.4 Tolerances
6.5 Grade
7 Cladding, fascia and bargeboards
7.1 General
7.2 Moisture content
7.3 Profiles
7.3.1 General
7.3.2 Rebate or overlap of cladding fixed horizontally
7.3.3 Rebate or overlap of cladding fixed other than horizontally
7.3.4 Rebate or overlap of tongued and grooved cladding
7.4 Tolerances
7.5 Grade
8 Sawn boards for feedstock (dressing)
8.1 General
8.2 Moisture content
8.3 Tolerances
8.4 Grade
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
F1 Scope
F2 Finger joint configuration
F3 Finger jointing requirements
Appendix G
G1 Scope
G2 Laminating configuration
G3 Glue laminating requirements
Appendix H
H1 Scope
H2 Tongues and grooves
H3 End-matching orientation
Cited references in this standard
Timber and composite doors
Timber — Softwood — Sawn and milled products, Part 3: Timber for furniture components
Wood flooring and parquet — Vocabulary
Timber — Assessment of drying quality
Timber — Glossary of terms in timber-related Standards
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