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Guidelines for assigning allowable properties to visually graded foreign species based on test data from full sized specimensAuthor(s): David W. Green; Bradley E. Shelley
Source: [Germantown, MD : American Lumber Standards Committee], 2006: 10 pages.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe objective of this document is to provide philosophy and guidelines for the assignment of allowable properties to visually graded dimension lumber produced from trees not grown in the United States. This document assumes, as a starting point, the procedures of ASTM D 1990.
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CitationGreen, David W.; Shelley, Bradley E. 2006. Guidelines for assigning allowable properties to visually graded foreign species based on test data from full sized specimens. [Germantown, MD : American Lumber Standards Committee], 2006: 10 pages.
KeywordsGrading, imports, quality control, lumber, mechanical properties, international trade, TIQC, Testing-inference-quality control, ASTM D 1990, visual grading, strength properties
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