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ALSC Machine Graded Lumber Policy

The Machine Graded Lumber Policy of the ALSC sets forth the procedures for grademarking of machine graded lumber conforming to the American Softwood Lumber Standard PS 20. Products currently included are Machine Stress Rated (MSR) lumber and Machine Evaluated Lumber (MEL)

Also included in the policy are requirements specific to the machine graded lumber process and to the approval of the machines themselves.

An Adobe pdf version of the current Machine Graded Lumber Policy is available here.

Also provided is an Adobe pdf version of lumber grading machines approved by the Board of Review to date.

List of Approved Machines

Accredited Agency List
Grading Rules
Organizations
Enforcement Regs.
Foreign Lbr. Policy
Glued Lbr. Policy
Machine Graded
Policy
Recommended
Spans for Decking
Survey
Methodology
Contract
Addt'l Documents
PS 20
FPL-GTR-189

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