Storage massaranduba hardwood decking planks
is very durable and weather resistant. Nevertheless, one should take care
of several things with the storage:
Hardwood with Moisture, water stains, graying of wood and algae stains
§ If possible, store the
wood in weather-protected warehouses (preferably with a constant humidity),
because it can lead to water spots, increased wood moisture
content, cracking or graying of the wood and algae
stains, if the wood is stored unprotected outdoors. If there is no such
storage facility, you should cover the Massaranduba pallets with a
UV-resistant cover or a particle board or a wood panel, which protects the
wood from water and sun damage.
§ The wood should be packed
equally in the pallets provided with stacking bars, packaged, stored and
tied (with steel or plastic band). (The stickers should lie at a distance
of not more than 60cm. The stacking strips should be carefully placed one
above the other. At the package ends there must be also must stacking
§ The pallets should to be stacked
one above the other can also be packed exactly over the pallet supports.
§ Anyhow, you should always
avoid direct sunlight because this period of storage can lead to drying
cracks and any distortion or twisting of the wood.
§ Also apart should keep the
hardwood lying and not standing up because this causes it to warp.
§ Furthermore, the hardwood
should be stored as long as possible in the bundled packages and stacked.
Only shortly before the processing of hardwood, you should open the pooling
to minimize the risk that despite all preventions of all of all the
abovementioned storage recommendations the wood will warp in one way or the
§ It is advisable after
opening a pack of massaranduba lumber to repack it again with steel or
synthetic straps. Complains of curbed boards are know when stored in loose
bundles. There is however no 100% guarantee against the natural working of
Therefore, Hardydeck only supplies massaranduba
and tigerwood kiln dried (KD) in order to achieve the elimination of the
risk of warping and checking. Instead, ipe can be sold AD (air dried) as
well as kiln dried.
equally packed in pallets
sized pallets but stacked exactly over the supports
decking board separated with stickers allowing airflow