George Charles2021-10-20T14:47:00+00:00Yes, CLS is pressure treated to cope with external weather and to make sure it lasts as long as possible.
What is CLS made from?
George Charles2021-10-20T14:47:05+00:00CLS timber is made from wood that has been kiln-dried, such as fir, pine or spruce. During the process of manufacturing it is treated, planed and then it is shaped with 4 smoothed surfaced sides and rounded edges.
Is CLS timber structural?
George Charles2021-10-20T14:47:09+00:00CLS timber can be used for a lot of things indoors such as timber frames for home construction. CLS is very strong and durable so it's perfect for internal structural projects.
Why is CLS timber smooth and rounded?
George Charles2021-10-20T14:47:13+00:00CLS timber is rounded and smoothed with a block plane.
Is CLS timber treated?
George Charles2021-10-20T14:47:18+00:00Yes, CLS is treated during the manufacturing process it is planed, treated and shaped.
What does CLS mean?
George Charles2021-10-20T14:47:22+00:00CLS is an acronym for Canadian Lumber Standard.
What is the standard size of CLS?
George Charles2021-10-20T14:47:27+00:00CLS come in two different sizes 50mm x 75mm (38 x 63) and 50mm x 100mm (38 x 89). They also come in 4 different lengths which are 1.2 meters, 2.4 meters, 3.0 meters and 4.8 meters.
What is the difference between CLS and C16 timber?
George Charles2021-10-20T14:47:32+00:00CLS comes in grades C24 and C16 they look the same but C24 is stronger whereas C16 is better for indoor use such as making partitioning and internal walls.
Is CLS timber ok for outside?
George Charles2021-10-20T14:48:07+00:00No, it should not be used outside unless it has been treated to make sure it does not rot.
What is CLS timber?
George Charles2021-10-20T14:48:11+00:00CLS timber is finished on all sides giving it a smaller cross-section than normal sawn timber.
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