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    • The relationship between bending and tension strength of Irish and UK spruce and pine 

      Gil-Moreno, David; Ridley-Ellis, Dan; O’Ceallaigh, Conan; Harte, Annette M. (Springer, 2022-02-07)
      The correct characterisation of wood properties is fundamental for the best utilisation of resources. In Europe, grading is defined by strength classes that are determined based on either bending or tension tests. The ...
    • Strength grading of timber in the UK and Ireland in 2021 

      Ridley-Ellis, Dan; Gil-Moreno, David; Harte, Annette M. (Taylor & Francis, 2022-03-19)
      This paper summarises the state of the art for strength grading of construction timber grown in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It includes the latest approvals based on recent research on spruce, larch and ...
    • Timber grading potential of Douglas fir in the Republic of Ireland and the UK 

      Gil-Moreno, David; Ridley-Ellis, Dan; Harte, Annette M. (Taylor & Francis, 2019-05-19)
      Results of the recently approved machine control grading settings for Douglas fir in the Republic of Ireland and the UK have shown that the species can be graded to C18, and higher strength classes, and while there is a ...