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Timber Products

Using renewable and sustainable plantation-grown Radiata Pine, the latest industry technology and treatment processes, AKD Softwoods is able to respond to the ever changing, diverse needs of both domestic and international customers.

Demand is strong throughout Australia and the Asian region for AKD’s growing range of products which currently includes sawn timber that is predominantly kiln dried, dressed, and machine graded. Further value adding is then undertaken for a variety of end uses. In addition, high grade by-products such as woodchip, pine bark, sawdust, fines and dry shavings are also generated.

Use of appropriate personal protective equipment is recommended when working with all wood products. AKD products brochures detail all appropriate processes for Safe Handling instructions, Use and Installation practices as well as Disposal.

Products are available in the following lengths:

  • Main lengths: 3.6 / 4.2 / 4.8 / 5.4 / 6.0
  • Stud lengths: 2.4 / 2.7 / 3.0
  • DTL (Dock to length)

STRUCTURAL PRODUCTS

MANUFACTURED TO AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS

AKD Softwoods' structural framing is produced under a system compliant with AS/NZS1748 and AS2858 (as branded). For added integrity, AKD produces its structural framing within the requirements of the EWPAA Plantation Timber Certification Scheme (PTCS).

The Plantation Timber Certification Scheme is an independent, third party developed certification scheme that is accredited by the Joint Australian and New Zealand Accreditation System (JASANZ) to deliver utmost confidence in the products certified.

The scheme requires a high level of in-mill process control, testing, and verification of every batch of timber made. It requires regular internal auditing of product verification, and is backed up by independent testing of product by a NATA approved external laboratory. AKD is audited by the EWPAA every 6 months and market place surveillance testing of certified product is regularly undertaken.

For more information about the PTCS - Click Here.


Machine Graded Pine (MGP)

Typical End Use: House framing. Example: Wall frames and roof trusses, floor joints and beams.

Sizes Available: width (mm) x thickness (mm)

70 x 3590 x 35120 x 35140 x 35190 x 35
70 x 4590 x 45120 x 45140 x 45190 x 45240 x 45290 x 45

Grades Available: MGP 10, MGP 12, MGP 15 (available upon request).

Finishes Available: Dressed, rougher head, square edge.


Visual Graded Structural Pine (F5)

Typical End Use: Posts and beams.

Sizes Available: width (mm) x thickness (mm)

70 x 7090 x 7090 x 90

Grades Available: F5

Finishes Available: Dressed, rougher head.



TREATED PRODUCTS

The AKD timber treatment process is reliable and proven to extend the life and durability of timber against decay, fungal and insect attack.


termi-blue™

Typical End Use: Dry interior structural and non structural framing, and other construction components that are not subject to moisture or weather. Typically, house framing. Example: Wall frames and roof trusses, rafters, battens, flooring and mouldings.

Features:

  • Provides added insurance to the specifier, builder and home owner that the structural integrity of the building will not be compromised by termite attack.
  • Timber is treated to H2F standard (internal framing) and is compliant with AS1604 –preservative treated timber.
  • This product is a termite resistant building material consistent with both AS3660.1 – Protection of buildings from termites,and also the Building Code of Australia.
  • Blue in colour in line with industry practice to help identification
  • 25 year Tanalised structural guarantee (note 3) against termite attack

Sizes Available: width (mm) x thickness (mm)

70 x 3590 x 35120 x 35140 x 35
70 x 4590 x 45120 x 45140 x 45

Grades Available: MGP 10, MGP 12, (MGP 15 available upon request), F5.

Finishes Available: Dressed, rougher head.

Notes:

  1. H2F treatment is appropriate for use in Australia south of the Tropic of Capricorn. Because of the different insect species found exclusively in tropical areas, different timber treatments are required in areas north of Tropic of Capricorn.
  2. H2F is an envelope treatment designed specifically as a cost effective treatment for softwood framing material only and is therefore currently limited to material up to 150mm wide and 45mm thick.
  3. Guarantee conditions and exclusions apply. Check the guarantee document and see full details at www.tanalised.com.au

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ecowood-dry™ (Machine & Visually Graded Pine - MGP10)

Typical End Use:

  • Outdoor above ground applications - eg. decking, weatherboard, cladding, facia, handrails and balustrade.
  • Outdoor above ground structural timbers – rafters, steps, risers, joists, posts, bearers and beams.
  • Outdoor above ground constructions - pergolas, fencing, cappings, landscaping and outdoor furniture.

Features:

  • Durable outdoor timber that incorporates new generation treatments that are compliant with the latest government regulations for use as domestic decking and other applications where direct human skin contact may occur.
  • Added insurance provided to the specifier, builder and home owner that the integrity of the structure will not be compromised by termite attack or decay.
  • Timber is treated to H3 standard (outdoor above ground applications) and is compliant with AS1604 – preservative treated timber.
  • The Light Organic Solvent Preservative method produces a dry and dimensionally stable product that is available for application immediately after completion of the process.
  • Distinct green in colour to help differentiate it from other products then fades to a honey brown colour over time.
  • 25 year Tanalised structural guarantee(note 3) against termite attack and decay.

Sizes Available: width (mm) x thickness (mm)

70 x 3590 x 35120 x 35140 x 35190 x 35
70 x 4590 x 45120 x 45140 x 45190 x 45240 x 45290 x 45

Other sizes available upon request.

Grades Available: MGP 10, MGP 12, (MPG 15 available upon request).

Finishes Available: Dressed, rougher head, arris edge.

Treatment Levels Available: H2, H3.

Notes:

  1. H3 is used for outdoor above ground decking boards, bearers, joists, pergolas, fences and cladding.
  2. Guarantee conditions and exclusions apply. Check the guarantee document and see full details at www.tanalised.com.au

Click here to download PDF


CCA

Typical End Use: Outdoor constructions, fencing, landscaping.

Sizes Available: width (mm) x thickness (mm)

90 x 35120 x 35140 x 35190x 35
90 x 45120 x 45140 x 45190 x 45240 x 45290 x 45
90 x 7090 x 90100 x 100
200 x 50200 x 75

Finishes Available: Dressed, rough sawn

Treatment Levels Available: H2, H3, H4, H5, H6.

Notes:

  1. Rough sawn finished thicknesses are 38mm and 50mm.

Tan E

Typical End Use: Decking.

Sizes Available: width (mm) x thickness (mm)

90 x 35120 x 35140 x 35190 x 35
90 x 45120 x 45140 x 45190 x 45240 x 45290 x 45
Posts90 x 90

Grades Available: MGP10, MGP12.

Treatment Levels Available: H2, H3, H4, H5.

Notes:

  1. Specifically developed for outdoor structures where regulatory requirements limit use of CCA in specific applications, such as decking.

NON-STRUCTURAL PRODUCTS

Green or Dry

Typical End Use: Packaging, Pallets, Noggins, Bracing, Battens.

Sizes Available: All sizes.

Grades Available: Merch.




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