Beech lumber

General specification 

 

 

Grade A (4FC) (allow about 5% in 3FC in the same pallet)

  1. Minimum 95% in the same pallet, free of knots and red heart (small accidental pin knots in diameter under 2 mm are allowed). Accidental WANE below 1/3 of the length and 1/3 in thickness and width direction is allowed
  2. Maximum 5% 3FC Grade, with TRACES OF HEALTHY RED HEART or ACCIDENTALLY SINGLE NON-PENETRATING KNOT but just on one side of the piece (face or edge) in diameter below 10 mm.
  3. Defects not allowed: mold, insect holes and other defects coming from processing or storage.

 

Grade AB (allows about 10-15% BB grade in the same pallet) 

  1. Grade AB admits HEALTHY HEART without limitation. Free of knots (small accidental pin knots in diameter under 2 mm are allowed). Accidental WANE below 1/3 of the length and 1/3 in thickness and width direction is allowed.
  2. Maximum 10-15% of Grade BB in the same pallet, admits the HEALTHY HEART without limitation. ACCIDENTALLY NON-PENETRATING KNOTS but just on one side of the piece (face or edge) in diameter below 20 mm. All allowed knots are non-penetrating.
  3. Defects not allowed: mold, insect holes and other defects coming from processing or storage.

 

Other Specification Details

  1. Steaming: 6 hours at temperature regime 85-95°C 
  2. Humidity: 10-12%
  3. Dimensions
  • Thickness: 25/38/50/60 мм
  • Width: 80 cm+ for short boards in length 0,3-0,95 m, 100 cm+ for boards in length 1,0 m and up.
  • Length: TASS: 0,3-0,95 m, TAS: 1,0-1,7 m, TAS+: 1,8-2,0 m, TAL 2,1-2,5 m, TAL+: 2,5 m & up.
  1. Width scaling: below 0,6 mm is counted to lower step, from 0,7 mm and up is counted as higher step (e.g. 117-126 mm invoiced as 12.0 cm) 
  2. Length scaling: For boards in length 0,3-0,95 m (TASS) every step is 5 cm, for boards 1 m up every step is 10 cm. (e.g. 1,0-1,09 m invoiced as 1,0 m; 50-54 cm invoice as 50 cm while 55-59 cm invoiced as 55 mm).
  3. Packing: one length per pallet.
  4. Allowed deviation: Negative dimensional tolerance is allowed max 2% of the whole quantity.
  5. Other conditions:
  • Discoloration from steaming and KD process cannot be counted as defect (like water spots, lining prints etc). 
  • Any other defect cannot be a subject of quality claim if it’s not mentioned in GS or a contract.
  • The Buyers have to perform inspection of the Products before dispatch at least for first 3 deliveries. The inspection should be completed within 15 calendar days from the notification date of the Products readiness issued by the Sellers and send via e-mail to the Buyers otherwise the Products are considered accepted for shipment and cannot be claimed.

 

 

Contact Us

T.T.D. TIMBER

Leordeni, str. Garii 142, jud. Arges, 117410, Romania

Tel: +40 731 629 281 (EN Lang) ; +40 754 650 030 (ROM and RU Lang)   Fax: +40 268 334 093

E-mail: timber@ttdtimber.com