Exterior Application Of Spruce-Pine-Fir (SPF)
India’s love for wood is well-documented over centuries and it continues to hold a special place in the planning of houses whether it can be in the form of furniture, ceiling panels, and intricate carvings among others. To meet this growing demand, the superior quality and environmentally responsible wood from Canada is available for Indian consumption. Canadian Wood is now widely available in the Indian market
Among the various product offerings of Canadian Wood in India, two wood species viz, western hemlock and spruce-pine-fir (SPF) are widely used for interior and structural purposes and have gained popularity over the years.
The wood glues satisfactorily, has moderate nail and screw holding ability and polishes beautifully. Hemlock lumber is seasoned uniformly in dry kilns. The kiln drying improves its strength and stiffness and increases resistance to decay and termite attack.
Spruce-Pine-Fir (SPF) has a high strength-to-weight ratio and is primarily used for framing. Due to its dimensional stability and superior gluing properties, SPF is used extensively in the flat-packed furniture industry. Spruce-pine-fir’s strength, light weight, ease of handling and good working properties have made it a popular wood for framing applications in all types of construction.