ASTM WK63750

    Revision of D2555 - 17a Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values

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    Active Standard: D2555 - 17a

    Developed by Subcommittee: D07.02 | Committee D07 | Contact Staff Manager



    clear wood; density survey; laminated wood; lumber modulus of elasticity; plywood; round timber; species combinations; specific gravity; strength properties; timber volumes; variability;;


    The objective of this ballot items is to clarify issues related to untested tension values and lessen the potential for misinterpretation. One voter with the previous sub-committee ballot requested further information about the impact the proposed changes might have upon design values of beams and timbers that use the D2555/D245 approach for tension design value establishment.

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    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Christopher Senalik

    Draft Under Development