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AS/NZS 4266.2:2004

Australian/New Zealand Standard

AS/NZS 4266.2
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Reconstituted wood-based panels Methods of test Method 2: Dimensions, squareness, flatness and edge straightness of whole panel
This Standard was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee TM-005, Reconstituted Timber Panel Products, to supersede AS/NZS 4266.2(Int):1995. This Standard is equivalent to the industrial Standard harmonized between the wood panel industries in Australia, Japan and New Zealand, known as JANS 2 and JANS 3.

1 SCOPE This Standard specifies methods for measuring thickness, width, length, squareness, straightness and flatness of reconstituted wood-based panels. It applies to full size panels. 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS The following documents are referred to in this Standard: AS/NZS 4266 Reconstituted wood-based panelsMethods of test 4266.1 Method 1: Sampling, cutting, and conditioning of test pieces 4266.3 Method 3: Moisture content 4491 TimberGlossary of terms in timber related Standards

3 DEFINITIONS For the purpose of this Standard, the definitions in AS/NZS 4491 and AS/NZS 4266.1 apply. 4 PRINCIPLE Thickness, length and width of full size panels are determined by linear measurement. Squareness, or edge straightness, of full size panels, is determined by measurement of deviation from a mechanical square, or straightedge, respectively. Flatness is determined by measuring the deviation of the panel surface from a taut string line placed across the whole surface and against the edge of the panel. 5 SAMPLING Sampling of panels shall be in accordance with AS/NZS 4266.1.

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