Air-dried lumber

air-dried lumber

[¦er ¦drīd ′ləm·bər]
(materials)
Wood dried by exposure to air under natural conditions; usually has a moisture content not greater than 24. Also known as air-seasoned lumber; natural-seasoned lumber.

Air-dried lumber

Lumber that has been piled in yards or sheds for a specified period of time.

air-dried lumber, natural-seasoned lumber

Wood dried by exposure to air under natural conditions; usually has a moisture content not greater than 24%.
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Sumampong relates, During our first years in the business, we were producing nothing but door jambs and air-dried lumber, earning only P1,500 a month.
Past Quality Indexes were based on air-dried lumber grade yields, but these yields can be affected by mill-specific factors.
Coastal Lumber also produces more than 110 million board feet of green and air-dried lumber, and industrial-grade hardwoods for use in the pallet and railroad tie industries.
By kiln drying the lumber to reduce and control moisture content, Lindal decreases the chance for the twisting and warping that often occurs with green or air-dried lumber.
The quality of the dried air-dried lumber was good, i.
Even fairly well air-dried lumber will shrink a little and split in the thicker dimensions.
Because the NIR spectrometer gathers information from the surface of the wood, this technology may be less useful for scanning air-dried lumber, where significant gradients in MC can exist between the core and the surface layers.
Air-dried lumber is that which has been "stickered" and allowed to dry in an outside environment, down to a m.
For each charge, the kiln operator loaded the air-dried lumber into the DH kiln and started the drying schedule.
The majority of kiln drying operations have lower than normal kiln-dried lumber inventories and very little air-dried lumber left.
Kiln-drying degrade was estimated based on data obtained from two large packs of air-dried lumber.
More than half of the weight of rough, air-dried lumber is water or waste material.