For some years now we have only bought our 47mm structural timber from Scandinavian stock. Because these imported timbers grow slower than home-grown timber they offer greater stability, higher grading levels and provide a better machined finish. These regularised 47mm timbers are Grade C24
All 47mm x 225mm graded at C24
Our imported structural timbers are kiln dried and then machine graded at the sawmills to BS4978 strength class C24. We purchase packs of regularised timber, the timbers within each pack having consistent dimensions and a smoother planed finish than traditional sawn carcassing. Most regularised timber has “eased” edges, the machining processing means that the nominal sizes are reduced by approx. 2mm off the depth and 5mm off the width of the timber.
All of this timber carcassing is pressure treated with Tanalith E, or similar, timber preservative. These timbers are intended for use above the ground DPC but where the timber may be subjected to the risk of occasional wetting. All cut ends should be resealed with the appropriate end-treatment, e.g. Ensele should be used on any Tanalith E timbers. Full packs of untreated timber can be ordered from the docks if required.
Stocks for collection or delivery in Devon and Cornwall
Large quantities of 47mm carcassing are kept in stock, pricing is competitive and enquiries are welcomed for pack quantities. Because stock turn is good, we usually keep some back-up stocks elsewhere in the Yard and replenishment from the docks normally takes 3-5 days.
Finally timber stocks normally kept in Yard for 47mm x 225mm are as follows:
3.6 metres, 47mm x 225mm, Grade C24
4.2 metres, 47mm x 225mm, Grade C24
4.8 metres, 47mm x 225mm, Grade C24
5.4 metres, 47mm x 225mm, Grade C24
6.0 metres, 47mm x 225mm, Grade C24
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