Kiln dried


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Kiln dried

Wood that has been seasoned by the heat of a kiln, rather than dried in the air.
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Also many yards and manufacturers that usually purchase only green lumber will be buying kiln dried in order to get an adequate supply.
The mill is also the largest British Columbian coastal manufacturer of lumber from second-growth timber, which is ideally suited for the production of green and kiln dried finished sizes for the Japanese "Genban" traditional housing market.
The Modulog siding is manufactured in Portland, Oregon, using kiln dried cedar and is low maintenance, requiring only an initial coat of oil-based stain and a follow-up coat after two to four years.
One treated beam of each dimension from the original section was then set aside and allowed to air dry, while the other treated sections were kiln dried to a target moisture content of 17 percent using a 4-day kiln cycle with a relatively narrow wet/dry bulb depression (20[degrees]C) to minimize possible checking and strength effects (Winandy 1995).
Seasoning - Material shall be properly kiln dried according to accepted methods for the species and thickness to within a range of 5-9%.
is North America's largest manufacturer of woven polyethylene fabric and pioneered its use as Arbrene II lumberwrap for kiln dried lumber.