• AS 3818.1-2003

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    Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded General requirements

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    Superseded date:  10-27-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2003

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 3818.1:2003 TIMBER - HEAVY STRUCTURAL PRODUCTS - VISUALLY GRADED - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 APPLICATION
    6 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    7 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    7 - 5 MOISTURE CONTENT OF SEASONED TIMBER
    8 - 6 PRESERVATIVE TREATMENT
    8 - 6.1 General
    8 - 6.2 Sapwood susceptible to Lyctid borers
    8 - 7 MINIMIZING END SPLITTING
    8 - 8 CHARACTERISTICS
    8 - 8.1 Measurement of characteristics
    8 - 8.2 Combination of characteristics in sawn timber
    9 - 8.3 Characteristics occurring entirely within the prescribed limits for want and wane
    10 - 8.4 Mechanical damage
    10 - 9 GRADE LIMITATION AND GRADING
    10 - 9.1 Basis
    10 - 9.2 Limitations
    10 - 9.3 Variations in assessment
    10 - 9.4 Resawing
    10 - 9.5 Grading check
    11 - 9.6 Moisture content of preservative-treated timber
    11 - 9.7 End trimming
    11 - 9.8 Docking of multiple lengths
    11 - 10 MARKING
    11 - 11 INSPECTION
    12 - 12 STORAGE AND MAINTENANCE
    13 - APPENDIX A - MEANS OF DEMONSTRATING COMPLIANCE WITH THIS STANDARD
    13 - A1 SCOPE
    13 - A2 STATISTICAL SAMPLING
    13 - A3 PRODUCT CERTIFICATION
    13 - A4 SUPPLIER'S QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
    14 - A5 OTHER MEANS OF ASSESSMENT
    15 - APPENDIX B - RELATIVE NATURAL DURABILITY OF THE HEARTWOOD OF SPECIES
    16 - APPENDIX C - SPECIES PROPERTIES AND USES
    25 - APPENDIX D - DEFINITIONS
    31 - APPENDIX E - MEASUREMENT OF CHARACTERISTICS
    31 - E1 KNOTS IN SAWN TIMBER
    31 - E2 KNOTS IN ROUND TIMBER
    32 - E3 SLOPE OF GRAIN
    33 - E4 GUM POCKETS, GUM VEINS, RESIN POCKETS, OVERGROWTHS OF INJURY AND PRIMARY ROT
    33 - E5 CHECKS
    35 - E6 WANE, WANT AND LYCTID-SUSCEPTIBLE SAPWOOD
    35 - E7 BOW AND SPRING
    36 - E8 TWIST
    36 - E9 CUP

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies general requirements for visually graded heavy engineering timber products. It includes clauses on moisture content, measurement of characteristics, grade limitations and marking. Lists of species appropriate for particular uses are included in an Appendix.

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    Committee TM-003
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 3818.1-1998.Second edition 2003. First published as AS 3818.1-1998. Second edition 2003.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 1148:2001 Timber - Nomenclature - Australian, New Zealand and imported species (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 4491:1997 Timber - Glossary of terms in timber-related Standards (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1199.3-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Skip-lot sampling procedures (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 3818.3-2001 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Piles
    AS/NZS 1080.1:1997 Timber - Methods of Test Moisture content
    AS 1399-1990 Guide to AS 1199 - Sampling procedures and tables for inspection by attributes
    HB 18.28-1991 Guidelines for third-party certification and accreditation - Guide 28: General rules for a model third-party certification system for products
    AS 1199.1-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Sampling schemes indexed by acceptance quality limit (AQL) for lot-by-lot inspection (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 3818.4-2003 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Cross-arms for overhead lines
    AS 3818.5-2003 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Mine lift guides
    AS/NZS 1080.2.3:1998 Timber - Methods of test Slope of grain by splintering
    AS/NZS 1080.2.1:1998 Timber - Methods of test Slope of grain by scribe
    AS 1604.1-2000 Specification for preservative treatment - Sawn and round timber
    AS 1720.2-1990 Timber structures - Timber properties
    AS/NZS 1080.2.2:1998 Timber - Methods of test Slope of grain by reference to surface checks
    AS 1199.4-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Procedures for assessment of declared quality levels (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 5604-2003 Timber - Natural durability ratings
    AS 1199.0-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Introduction to the ISO 2859 attribute sampling system (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1199.2-2003 Sampling procedures for inspection by attributes Sampling plans indexed by limiting quality (LQ) for isolated lot inspection (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 2878:2000 Timber - Classification into strength groups
    AS 3818.2-1998 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Railway track timbers
    AS 1720.1-1997 Timber structures - Design methods

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 3818.8-2005 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Stumps and sole plates
    AS 3818.6-2003 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Decking for wharves and bridges
    AS 3818.4-2003 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Cross-arms for overhead lines
    AS 3818.2-2004 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Railway track timbers
    AS 3818.7-2006 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Large cross-section sawn hardwood engineering timbers
    AS 3818.1-2009 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded General requirements
    AS 3818.5-2003 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Mine lift guides
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