Wood Type: Softwood.
Sustainability: Sourced from well managed forests – FSC® certified.
Availability: Sawn and planed products in a wide range of thicknesses, widths and profiled patterns.
Colour: Varies from pale yellow to Orange to Golden Brown.
Quality: NORclad typically offer Siberian Larch in A, or B Grade
Typical end uses: Joinery and Cladding.
Density: 590-650 kg per m3 at 14% moisture content.
Dimensional stability: It has a tendency to distort when wet or not dried, but once dry, is generally stable.
Fixings: Stainless steel fixings are always recommended.
Strength & Working properties: It is one of the hardest and strongest commercial softwoods available, with only Pitch Pine generally stronger. It can be sawn and machined well however it can split on nailing so pilot drilling of fixing holes is recommended particularly at board ends.
Typical Section Sizes: Ex 25, 32, 50, 75mm x 25, 50, 75, 100, 125, 150, 175mm
Typical Lengths: 2.4m – 4.0m