Red Spruce, Longleaf Pine and Douglas Fir - moisture content and their compressive strength
Moisture content influence compressive (parallel to grain) strength of Red Spruce, Longleaf Pine and Douglas Fir:
Indicated strengths are relative to wood containing 2% moisture.
- Red Spruce - air dried : 14% moisture content, kiln dried : 6% moisture content
- Longleaf Pine - green wood : 20 % moisture content
- Douglas Fir - green wood : 24 % moisture content
- en: wood moisture content compressive strength