Flashcards in Structural Lumber Moisture Deck (11)
water weight in wood,
compared to weight in oven dried wood.
moisture content affects:
and overall withdrawal resistance of nails.
fiber saturation point.
are completely saturated,
but no water in cells.
avg moisture content of all wood
above 30% moisture content
below 30% moisture content
ideally, moisture content @ install is equal to:
humidity to which it will be exposed
dry lumber moisture content:
kiln dried lumber moisture content:
wood shrinks most
perpendicular to grain