Saturday, August 01, 2015

Qualities of Good Timber - Properties of Ideal Timber




Timber is one of the commonly used building material in construction. Bricks are available in different qualities. So we can check the qualities of good bricks.

Qualities of Good Timber
  1. Hard and shine when freshly cut
  2. Preferably dark colour
  3. Durable
  4. Resist action of fungi and insects
  5. Sufficient elastic properties
  6. Sufficiently hard
  7. Low wear or tear
  8. Retain shape during seasoning
  9. Sweet smell
  10. When struck each other a clear ringing sound obtained
  11. Sufficiently tough
  12. Resistance to shock
  13. Low water permeability
  14. Resistance to weathering effect
  15. More workable


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