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Timber - Standards & Publications

SABS provides a range of standards covering the demands of the Timber industry, from quality management systems to test methods for specific materials or parts. These will help your organization to enhance customer satisfaction, meet regulatory, safety and reliability requirements, and ensure consistency of quality throughout the supply chain.

Related Standards & Publications

SANS 1349

Phenolic, aminoplastic and one-part polyurethane resin adhesives for the laminating and finger-jointing of timber, and for furniture and joinery

SANS 10082

Timber frame buildings

SANS 6891

Timber structures - Joints made with mechanical fasteners - General principles for the determination of strength and deformation characteristics

SANS 10163-2

The structural use of timber Part 2: Allowable stress design

SANS 51075

Timber structures - Test methods - Joints made with punched metal plate fasteners

SANS 10243

The manufacture and erection of timber trusses

SANS 10163-1

The structural use of timber Part 1: Limit-states design

SANS 5999

Heartwood detection in timber of the Pinus species

SANS 6000

Heartwood detection in timber of the Eucalyptus species

SANS 6303

Depth of penetration of borate preservatives in timber

SANS 5993

Chromium detection in timber

SANS 5994

Arsenic detection in timber

SANS 5996

Tin detection in timber

SANS 5997

Zinc detection in timber

SANS 5988

Retention of preservative in timber (sample method)

SANS 5989

Retention of preservative in timber (weighbridge method)

SANS 5990

Water repellency (short-term) of preservative-treated timber

SANS 5991

Guidelines for the spray-testing of timber specimens

SANS 5992

Copper detection in timber

SANS 5984

Moisture content of timber and timber products (oven dry method)

SANS 5985

Moisture content of timber (extraction method)

SANS 5986

Moisture content of timber (electric moisture-meter method)

SANS 6083

Modulus of elasticity and modulus of rupture in static bending of solid timber and glued laminated timber in structural sizes

SANS 6121

Bond quality of laminated timber products (Glulam) - Chisel test

SANS 1618

Timber preservative - Insecticidal deltamethrin for interior use

SANS 1746

Timber preservative - Tributyltin naphthenate-permethrin

SANS 5817

Timber-based board products - Squareness

SANS 10187-4

Load securement on vehicles Part 4: Timber and sugar cane

SANS 10255

Health, safety and environmental guidelines for the construction and operation of timber treatment plants

SANS 5995

Retention of boron in timber (colorimetric test)

SANS 5998

Pentachlorophenol detection in timber

SANS 38

Metallic naphthenates for timber preservation

SANS 871

Boron timber preservatives

SANS 1099

Hardwood furniture timber

SANS 1460

Laminated timber (glulam)

SANS 441

Timber preservative - Mixture of azoles and permethrin

SANS 2001-CT1

Construction works Part CT1: Structural timberwork (flooring)

SANS 1900

Monoplanar prefabricated timber roof trusses (nail-plated)

SANS 10005

The preservative treatment of timber

SANS 506

Timber preservative - Alkaline-copper-quaternary type

SANS 1783 SET

Sawn softwood timber Part 1, 2, 3 and 4, bound together, loose-leaf, binder extra

SANS 5987

Depth of penetration of preservative and detection and depth of sapwood in timber

SANS 6278

Boric acid equivalent mass concentration of aqueous solutions that contain borate timber preservatives

SANS 6238

Retention of boron in timber (analytical method)

SANS 6061

CCA salts equivalent mass concentration of aqueous solutions that contain mixtures of copper-chromium-arsenic compounds used for timber preservation

SANS 5983

Preparation of test specimens for moisture content determination in timber and timber products

SANS 1288

Preservative-treated timber

SANS 5967

Retention of preservative in timber (volume method)

SANS 10149

The mechanical stress grading of timber (flexural method)

SANS 6122

Qualification testing of solid structural timber and laminated structural timber (glulam) for verifying timber grading systems in accordance to a given standard

SANS 1783-3

Sawn softwood timber Part 3: Industrial timber

SANS 2001-CT2

Construction works Part CT2: Structural timberwork (roofing)

SANS 1783-2

Sawn softwood timber Part 2: Stress-graded structural timber and timber for frame wall construction

SANS 1783-1

Sawn softwood timber Part 1: General requirements

SANS 54250

Timber structures - Product requirements for prefabricated structural members assembled with punched metal plate fasteners

SANS 54545

Timber structures - Connectors - Requirements

SANS 1707-1

Sawn eucalyptus timber Part 1: Proof-graded structural timber

SANS 1707-2

Sawn eucalyptus timber Part 2: Brandering and battens

SANS 1783-4

Sawn softwood timber Part 4: Brandering and battens

SANS 10096

The manufacture of finger-jointed structural timber

SANS 1388

Tributyltin oxide-lindane timber preservative

SANS 1920

Mixtures of copper azole compounds for timber preservation

SANS 673

Mixtures of copper-chromium-arsenic compounds for timber preservation

SANS 870

A borax-sodium pentachlorophenate mixture for anti-sapstain treatment of timber

SANS 1349

Phenolic, aminoplastic and one-part polyurethane resin adhesives for the laminating and finger-jointing of timber, and for furniture and joinery