surface check

surface check

A check, 1 near the surface of a piece of lumber.
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A surface check is a check occurring on the surface of a piece.
The milder schedule was chosen because sugar maple has similar wood air-dried density and a propensity to surface check (Lincoln 1991).
All drying defect categories (end check, surface check, shake, twist, bow, cup, and crook) were below two for both of the black cherry modified kiln schedules.
Table 5.--Final MC and surface check occurrence per unit area of large timbers kiln-dried using the first drying schedule.
A surface check or end check of any length was used to identify the board as having that defect.
Initial high moisture content demands careful drying or wood will surface check. Medium bending and crushing strength, low hardness and stiffness, moderate steam bending rating.
The total length of surface checks of all four sides of the dried specimens was measured by caliper, while internal checks were determined using soft X-ray with a digital camera (Softex M 60).