|BOTANICAL NAMES||Pinus Radiata.|
|ORIGINS FAMILY||It belongs to the family of Pinacee.|
|GROWTH AREA||This tree grows mainly in mountainous regions as well as in the United States, it can also be found in Europe and Siberia.|
|SPECIFIC WEIGHT||500 kg/m³ al 12% C.U.|
|TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES|| Heartwood and sapwood are clearly distinguish;
The Heartwood is light brown, while the wide sapwood is a paler yellowish white.
Radiata Pine lumber is plantation-grown, and generally has very wide growth rings and is knot-free.
The grain is straight with a medium, even texture.
The heartwood is rated as perishable in regards to decay resistance.
The sapwood if treated with preservatives, it could be used also for exterior application.
|DRYING METHOD||The wood must be very slowly and carefully dried in order to avoid checking and warping.|
|MAIN USES AND WORKING|| Radiata Pine works well with both hand and machine tools.
Glues and finishes well.
This wood is usually used for: veneer, plywood, boxes, and construction lumber.
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