European Siberian Larch Timber


Timbersource are a leading online European Siberian Larch timber merchant in the UK.
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What is Siberian Larch Timber?


European Siberian Larch Timber is a species of tree grown in arctic conditions and under much duress, although Larch grows faster than most coniferous tree from the same area. It carries much natural resin and is especially resistant to decay. 

European Siberian Larch is used for: Cladding, Joinery - Exterior, Flooring, Decking, Sea Defences, Sleepers, Construction, Indoor Gymnasiums, Courts and many more. Most European Larch boarding is imported 100mm and wider, although dimension stock is available, with lengths variable above 2.1m. Grades range from prime unsorted (I-III) grade through to 4ths grade.

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The Timber 

The heartwood is pale reddish-brown to brick-red in colour, sharply defined from the narrow, lighter-coloured sapwood. It is a very resinous wood, with clearly marked annual rings. It has a straight grain, a fine, uniform texture and is rather heavy, weighing 590 kg/m³ when dried, it is likely that plantaion grown L.sibirica and that grown in more southerly Europe is of lower density. Its heartwood is listed as moderately durable, and its narrow sapwood means a high proportion of heartwood can be recovered for use.

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Strength and Durability

Likely to be similar to European Larch which is about 50% harder than Scots pine and slightly stronger in bending and toughness. The strength values for slow grown L.sibirica material are likely to be slightly higher than for faster grown plantation sourced material. 

Siberian Larch is slightly durable. The heartwood is moderately resistant to preservative treatment and the sapwood is permeable, esecially resistant to decay.

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Physical Properties 

Similar to European larch in that it saws, machines and finishes well but it tends to split on nailing and therefore drilling is recommended particularly at board ends.

Siberian Larch has good overall strength, is very stiff, has low shock resistance and is stable.

 

Timbersource are a leading online timber merchant in the UK, supplying European Siberian Larch timber to the joinery, carpentry, construction and building trade at competitive prices. To Contact Us click HERE

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