ASTM D245 - 06(2019) - Standard Practice for Establishing Structural Grades and Related Allowable Properties for Visually Graded Lumber

ASTM D245 - 06(2019)

Standard Practice for Establishing Structural Grades and Related Allowable Properties for Visually Graded Lumber

Status : Current   Published : October 2019

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1.1 This practice ( 1, 2)2 covers the basic principles for establishing related unit stresses and stiffness values for design with visually-graded solid sawn structural lumber. This practice starts with property values from clear wood specimens and includes necessary procedures for the formulation of structural grades of any desired strength ratio.

1.2 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. Detailed grading rules for commercial stress grades which serve as purchase specifications are established and published by agencies which formulate and maintain such rules and operate inspection facilities covering the various species.

1.3 The material covered in this practice appears in the following order:

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1.4 The values given in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.

1.5  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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.




Standard NumberASTM D245 - 06(2019)
TitleStandard Practice for Establishing Structural Grades and Related Allowable Properties for Visually Graded Lumber
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 October 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors lumber, solid sawn structural lumber, structural grades, visually graded, wood
ICS79.040
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages17
File Size301 KB
Price£45.00


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