BlockBoards

AK/Apple Pine Blockboard

AK/Apple Pine block boards are available in both MR & BWP grades and are manufactured from selected and well seasoned pine timber which is naturally resistant to borer and termite. The board is widely appreciated for its durable finish and has good resistance to warping. Its MR grade comes with 8 years warranty and BWP grade comes with 15 years warranty.
  • Name Sylvester Pine
  • Other names Scots Pine
  • Sources Ranging from western Europe to Eastern Siberia
  • Appearance Very attractive wood with straight grain, very close density, honey colouring, and very subdued growth rings.
  • Physical properties Similar in strength and hardness to united states yellow pines but has much better working qualities. Rates medium in bending and crushing strength and low stiffness, shock resistance and decay resistance. Stable in service but can distort significantly if not seasoned properly.
  • Uses Used for staircases, trim, sash doors, cabinet framing, vehicle components, furniture, turnery, general construction, plywood, veneers and pulp.
Low Medium High Moisture Content (%) Notes References
--- 330 --- --- Basic density of inner corewood (first five rings) in the outer wood Forestry Compendium, CAB international Forestry Compendium. CAB international woods of the world.(http://www.forestworld.com)
--- 450 --- ---
--- 513 --- 15