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The technical terms

What's behind the technical terms from the timber industry? Find out more about the meaning of quality designations, wood properties and processing options. If you would like to learn more about the individual types of wood, visit our Wood Species Lexicon

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The technical terms

kilned weight
durability classes
spiral growth
Compressive strength
Relax
Color
Color stripes
Feder
FSC
plywood
Solid timber
Modulus of Elasticity
Modulus of Rupture
Sustainability
ecology
mushrooms
swelling
Radial
Rainforest Alliance
reaction discoloration
resistance
slip resistance
Concealed attachment
graying
forgiven
Solid wood
wax
interlocked grain
weather resistance
WPC
yacht deck
Drawing

Sources: FordaqGD woodtropix, Wikipedia.

The types of wood

abachi
afzelia
acacia
bamboo
Bangkirai
basralocus
beech
Cumaru
Douglas
Ebenholz
oak
Esche
eucalyptus
Spruce
Garapa
Guyana teak
ipe Lapacho
Iroko
Itauba
Jatoba
Kamala
Kiefer
Kirschbaum
larch
mahogany
Massaranduba
walnut
Olive
Rosewood
robinia
Siberian larch
Sipo
Tatajube
Teak
Timborana
elm
Wallaba
Zebrano

Sources: FordaqGD woodtropix, Wikipedia.

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