AS / NZS 2878:2000 Timbers - Classification into Strength Groups - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this standard if you intend to classify the strength of timber species.

This standard establishes a procedure for the classification of timber species into strength groups based either on the values obtained from testing small clear specimens or on the species mean density at 12 percent moisture content. It specifies the unseasoned and seasoned strength groups of most of the timber species used in Australia.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations 2015 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

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