Specifications

Spruce log wood

Spruce log wod is long and short wood of the varietes spruce and fir. It is stripped, chipped and converted to pulp.

Specifications:

Quality

  • Healthy, practically no red-striped wood (max 10% of delivery tolerated)
  • Saw-cut at both ends
  • Properly debranched (no branch stubs)
  • Practically straight
  • No forks
  • Long logs: 2 - 6 meters
  • Short logs: 1 meter (only in exceptional cases)
  • Minimum diameter with bark 10 cm (max. 10 % of 8 cm and 9 cm collateral)
  • Maximum diameter: 80 cm
  • Free from metal and stone

Tolerance and rejection limits

For deviations from quality and dimension as defined by the Lenzing specifications for industrial coniferous wood wood the following regulations apply:

  • Red-striped wood
    Tolerated up to 10%. Proportional deduction of EUR 15 per ton absolutely dry with bark for 10% and above.
  • Hard brown rot
    No tolerance limit. Proportional deduction of EUR 15 per ton absolutely dry with bark. 80% and more, rejection of delivery.
  • Soft rot
    Deduction as reject (ballast). 80% and more, rejection of delivery.
  • Deficient form
    Forks, broken wood and branch stubs cause poor stripping, technical problems and loss. Tolerance limit 5%. 6% and above, deduction of EUR 15 per ton absolutely dry with bark.
  • Thinning material
    Cannot be processed for technical reasons. Deduction as reject (ballast). 20% and more, rejection of delivery.
  • Non-specified wood
    All varieties except spruce and fir. Any other varieties will be separated out and not paid for. 20% and more, rejection of delivery.
  • Manipulation logs
    Logs exceeding a diameter of 80 cm require manipulation and splitting. Deduction of EUR 15 per ton absolutely dry with bark for sorting out and splitting.
  • This specification is based on
    ÖST HHU, Holzübernahmerichtlinien des Kooperationsabkommen, FPP, February 1990 (Dok.Nr. FPHBA001), brochure "Industrieholz" by Koop. FPP, October 1998.