edge grain

edge grain

[′ej ‚grān]
(materials)
The grain pattern produced when soft wood is cut so that the tree's annular rings form an angle of more than 45° with the board's surface.
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Until recently, it was assumed that ash and maple bats should be labeled so that the baseball is always making contact with the edge grain of the bat.
Impacting on the edge grain reduces the load in the weaker regions of ash.
Then work wood filler into all of the edge grain, nail holes and dents (Photo 5).
Short, interspersed segments of wood and glue then fail progressively toward the joint's base until the combination of increasing edge grain and shear loading, to which the glue is more resistant than tensile loading, results in a bond much stronger than the wood.
If the hole is cut in wood, he says the installers should seal the end and edge grain to prevent discoloring.
Tekell has a background managing agro-chemical facilities, grain storage facilities, farms and ranching operations throughout his career, where he developed cutting edge grain elevators and grain handling equipment.
Its hinge leaves are hidden when the door is closed, and the design allows you to avoid driving screws into the weak plywood edge grain.
When possible, chamfer the ends that have edge grain first (Photo 8).