ASTM D2899-01

    Standard Practice for Establishing Allowable Stresses for Round Timber Piles


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice contains procedures for establishing allowable stresses for round timber piles starting with clear wood strength properties.

    1.2 Stresses established under this practice are applicable to piles conforming to the quality, straightness, spiral grain, knot, check, shake, and split provisions of Specification D 25.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D25 Specification for Round Timber Piles

    D245 Practice for Establishing Structural Grades and Related Allowable Properties for Visually Graded Lumber

    D2555 Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 79.080 (Semi-manufactures of timber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2899-01

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2899-01, Standard Practice for Establishing Allowable Stresses for Round Timber Piles, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2001, www.astm.org

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