Timber Ireland stocks of C24 grade carcassing timber offers the highest levels of both strength and visual consistency which makes C24 softwood timber the perfect choice for a wide variety of uses within a building site, DIY project or garden construction.
What is C24 Grade Whitewood Timber ?
C24 grade Kiln dried Imported timber is the highest graded softwood timber that can be used for a wide variety of construction purposes, C24 timber is kiln-dried to ensure a low moisture content and will offer a high level of strength and a uniform appearance, meaning you’ll be able to use exposed boards within a building.
How is C24 Timber Graded?
All C24 timber must be stamped and graded, ensuring it has been tested to meet the following standards:
Bending Parallel to Grain N/mm2 7.5
Tension Parallel to Grain N/mm2 4.5
Compression Parallel to Grain N/mm2 7.9
Compression Perpendicular to Grain N/mm2 1.9
Shear Parallel to Grain N/mm2 0.71
Mean Modulus of Elasticity N/mm210800
Minimum Modulus of Elasticity N/mm2 7200
Characteristic Density kg/m3350
Average Density kg/m3 420
Most of the Irish Builders Provides typically stock Irish Home grown softwood timber where you will typically find grades like C16 or C18 timber, these lower grades typically hold more moisture content. Timber Ireland import C24 grade kiln dried whitewood from European sawmills for resale in the Irish construction sector.
Is C24 timber Imported from Europe ?
Yes, Timber Ireland imports C24 Kiln dried carcassing from Europe and is sourced from a variety of softwood trees like sika spruce or fir which is milled by some of the largest timber mills in Europe.
Is C24 grade Timber suitable for outdoor use ?
C24 timber is perfectly acceptable to use outside, as long as you opt for a model that has been treated. Treated timber can withstand the elements, making it perfect for decking, external structures, and other uses. When working externally, make sure you order treated C24 timber.
Timber Ireland stock a comprehensive range of C24 grade Kiln dried softwood carcassing, call our sales team for more imnformation 01-8427669 or email our sales team at firstname.lastname@example.org