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A new standard for machine strength grading of timber - assessment and application (NT TR 554)

NT TR 554

  • A new standard “prEN 14081 Timber structures – Strength graded structural timber with rectangular cross section” is under development. This standard lays down the requirements for visual and machine graded structural timber and results in the possibility to CE-mark structural timber.

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Timber in structural sizes: Determination of shear strength and shear modulus parallel to the grain (NT BUILD 378)

NT BUILD 378

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a procedure for determining shear strength and shear modulus parallel to the grain of glued, laminated timber or solid timber in structural sizes. The method has been developed for testing Nordic pine and spruce but can also be used on other species.

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Timber in structural sizes: Strength and modulus of elasticity in compression perpendicular to the grain (NT BUILD 374)

NT BUILD 374

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a procedure for determining the strength and modulus of elasticity in compression perpendicular to the grain of glued laminated timber and solid timber in structural sizes. The method has been developed for testing Nordic pine and spruce but can also be used on other species.

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Timber in structural sizes: Strength and modulus of elasticity in tension perpendicular to the grain (NT BUILD 373)

NT BUILD 373

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a procedure for determining the strength and modulus of elasticity in tension perpendicular to the grain of glued laminated timber and solid timber in structural sizes. The method has been developed for testing Nordic pine and spruce, but can also be used on other species.

Nordtest

Nordtest is a trademark of Nordic cooperation in conformity assessment. The emphasis of Nordtest is to develop, promote and innovate Nordic test methods and pre-normative activity. Nordtest endeavours to remove technical barriers to trade and promotes the concept: “Approved once, accepted everywhere”.