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CLASSIFICATION OF TIMBER STRENGTH
Table 1: Strength of Timber
       
SG 1
SG 2
SG 3
SG 4
SG 5
Balau
Bitis
Chengal
Penaga
Belian
Mata Ulat
Kekatong

Bekak
Delek
Keranji
Giam
Malabera
Merbau
Resak
Tembusu

Notes: For naturally durable timbers, sapwood should be excluded. If sapwood is included, preservative treatment is necessary. (Source – MS 360:1986)
 
Source: Above information is extracted from Malaysian Standard Code of Practice for Structural Use of Timber (MS 544:Part 2:2001)

 

 
 

 

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