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.
Foreign Species Guidelines for MSR click here
Interpretations of enforcement regulations are available in the ALSC ratified responses click here
Background information for potential ALSC members click here
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