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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Thickness:

Species:

Millwork Addons:

Pine, Radiata

Pinus Radiata

Pinaceae - The Pine Family

Other Common Name(s):

Insignus Pine, Monterey Pine, Radiata Pine

Imported Softwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings

Distribution:

The species is native to California and Mexico. However majority of the stock available commercially is plantation grown in Austraila, New Zealand, Spain, or even from Africa. It is a plantation favorite because it grows well and in suitable everything from paper pulp to plywood. It is also reported that Radiata Pine grows better in just about anyplace, other then its native soil.

General Description

The sapwood tends to be very wide, especially in plantation grown stock, it is pale cream color. The heartwood which is distinct from the sapwood is a light brown, and can possible have a pink tint. The growth rings are typically very wide because of the fast growth, sometimes "false" growth rings occur. The grain is usually straight, but can be spiraled too. The texture is fairly even with a fine grain.

Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Fair
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Good

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
2.65
Specific Gravity:
0.40 - 0.48
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
5,700 - 11,000
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,140 - 1,330
Side Hardness (lbs):
820

Additional Information

Both the heartwood and sapwood are highly susceptible to rot and decay, without treatment it should not be used for exterior purposes. Both the heartwood and sapwood readily accept preservative treatments to make them useable for exterior use.

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