Mechanical Grading of Lumber
The course seeks to provide understanding of the concept of non-destructive testing in assessing the strength properties of individual timber species.
It focuses on the method of sorting structural lumber into groups according to strength, that is mechanical or machine stress grading.
Knowledge and skills gained from the course provides participants the confidence in the use of tropical timber for construction and reduce the pressure on well-known species as stress grading rules are used on lesser-known species.
Duration: 2 days