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RADIATA PINE

RADIATA PINE

Pinus Radiata

RADIATA PINE

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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Registered office in BOLOGNA – Via Guido Reni, 2/2
Administrative and operative Headquarters in IMOLA - via Provinciale Selice, 54/A IMOLA – via Provinciale Selice, 54/A
Share Capital € 7.764.800,00.
R.E.A.Registration n n. 347792
Business Register BO n. 61694
Fiscal code and VAT registration n. 04163110374
Mechanised processing code 029562.

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