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TIMBER CLASSIFICATION

Timber
Length Classification
Class Teak Rose Wood Jungle Wood
Short Length Logs (SL) 1 M > 2.5 M length 1 M > 2.5 M length No
Lengthy Logs (LM) 2.5 M >= 7.3 M length 2.5 M and above length Above 1 M length
Long Lengthy Logs(LL) Above 7.3 M length No No
Girth Classification
Class Teak Rose Wood Jungle Wood
Export Quality Above 185cm middle girth Ist class logs without defect No
Ist Class 150cm >= 184cm middle girth Above 185cm middle girth Above 125cm middle girth
IInd Class 100cm >= 149cm middle girth 125cm >= 184cm middle girth Below 125cm middle girth
IIIrd Class 76cm >= 99cm middle girth 75cm >= 124cm middle girth No
Ivth Class 60cm >= 75cm middle girth 60cm >= 74cm middle girth NO
Below Sixty(BS) Below 60cm middle girth Below 60cm middle girth No
Quality Class for Timber Logs
Class Teak Rose Wood Jungle Wood
A class Straight & sound without defects Straight & sound without defects Straight & sound logs
B class Fairly straight & sound logs Fairly straight & sound logs Defective logs
C class Defective & crooked logs Defective & crooked logs No
D class Defective in all means Defective in all means No
Timber logs are named based on length, girth and the quality. For example, BIII LL,
B represents quality,
III represents girth
LL is for length. this can be also written as IIIB LL .
Poles
Poles Classification
Class Girth Length Quality
IA 65cm >=76cm Above 12M length Fairly straight & sound logs
IB 65cm >=76cm 9M >= 12M Fairly straight & sound logs
IC 65cm >=76cm upto 9M Fairly straight & sound logs
ID 65cm >=76cm Any length Defective & crooked
IIA 53cm >= 64cm Above 12M length Fairly straight & sound logs
IIB 53cm >= 64cm 9M >= 12M Fairly straight & sound logs
IIC 53cm >= 64cm upto 9M Fairly straight & sound logs
IID 53cm >= 64cm Any length Defective & crooked
III 41cm >=52cm Any length Fairly straight & sound logs
IV 26cm>=40cm Any length Fairly straight & sound logs
V 25cm & below Any length Fairly straight & sound logs