From 15 July 2016 we are able to provide visually graded softwood timber for structural purposes that complies with EN14081-1:2005+A1:2011, and BS4978:2007+A1:2011 standards.

Visual strength grades are GS – General Structural and SS – Special Structural.

 

Code Source Species Latin name Grades Durability Fire class
WPCS Uk, Ireland Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis GS≡C14 SS≡C18 4 D-s2,d0
WPNN Uk, Ireland Scots Pine Pinus sylvestris GS≡C14 SS≡C22 4 D-s2,d0
PSMN Uk, Ireland Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii GS≡C14
SS≡C18
SS≡C24*
4 D-s2,d0
WLAD Uk, Ireland Larch Larix x eurolepis Larix kaempferi GS≡C16 SS≡C24 4 D-s2,d0

 

*SS≡C24 for Douglas Fir is possible only in cross sections bigger then 20000mm2.