This timber is known as Pine or Pinus Radiata of the family Pinaceae. Pine is grown almost exclusively on plantations—most notably in Chile, Australia, and New Zealand. Heartwood is light brown, wide sapwood is a paler yellowish white, and is distinct from the heartwood.
Veneer, plywood, paper (pulpwood), boxes/crates, and construction lumber.
Radial: 3.4%, Tangential: 6.7%
Modulus of Rupture: 11,480 lbf/in2 (79.2 MPa)
Elastic Modulus: 1,458,000 lbf/in2 (10.06 GPa)
Crushing Strength: 6,030 lbf/in2 (41.6 MPa)
- Variety of thicknesses and widths in mm
- Lengths 1m to 6m
- 515 kg/m3
- Not durable
- 0-5 years
- Soft and easy workability