Agricultural boarding

What Agricultural Timbers Are There?

Brookridge Timber is a renowned and trusted agricultural timber supplier in Somerset. There is a variety of agricultural timbers that can be used for different purposes on farms. Agricultural timber purlins are commonly used in conjunction with stockwalling to provide sturdy fencing and boundaries. Agricultural boarding is also popular, as it provides a weather-resistant and long lasting surface for livestock or crops. There are many different agricultural timbers available, so it is important to choose the right one for the job! In this blog post we take a brief look at popular agricultural timbers such as agricultural boarding / Yorkshire boarding, stockwalling, purlins, and agricultural posts.

Agricultural boarding timber / Yorkshire boarding

We supply agricultural timber southwest, an boarding timber / Yorkshire boarding is a type of treated softwood that is used in agricultural situations. It is typically made from 22mm x 100mm and 22mm x 150mm timbers, and is available in a range of lengths from 1.8m to 6.0m. Boarding timber has a number of uses in agriculture, such as for making timber buildings or fences.

Agricultural boarding

Stockwalling / Dungwalling / Dungboarding

Stockwalling / Dungwalling / Dungboarding is a tongue and grooved softwood board that interlocks to create a strong wall ideal for cattle and other livestock buildings. As a leading Somerset agricultural timber supplier our stockwalling consists of large pressure treated TGV profile timbers. The stockwalling is an ideal solution for building sturdy livestock buildings. The tongue and groove design creates a tight seal that is water and weather resistant. The pressure treated timbers provide a long lasting, durable solution for livestock buildings. Our timber stockwalling is pressure treatments through its factory controlled ISO 9001 audited process to extend its life and protect against decay and insects.


Pine Redwood, Treated Agricultural Posts

Agricultural posts are thick, 100% pine redwood posts used for fences, gates, and more. Pine redwood timber is a great choice for construction projects because it is strong and durable. It is also resistant to rot and decay, which makes it a good choice for outdoor projects. Pine redwood is also a good material for agricultural timber posts because it’s are easy to treat. Treated pine is resistant to decay and pests, which makes it a great choice for posts in outdoor applications. Our pine agricultural posts are dried to a moisture content of 28% or less prior to pressure treatment and the pine takes on a higher volume of chemical compared to other species e.g., spruce.

All Brookridge Timber’s pine agricultural posts are treated to User Class 4 This is the right specification for timber to be used in ground contact as required by BS8417:2011 given an expected service life of 15 years.

Pressure treated agricultural timber purlins

A purlin is a horizontal structural member in a roof or ceiling. It is generally made of timber, and is used to support the roof covering and the weight of the roofing material. Since  Since July 2014 the EU Construction Products Regulation (CPR) has required timber used in these situations to meet EU standards on structural timber. Timber Purlins Somerset from Brookridge Timber are available in a wide range, high quality pressure treated, all available ex stock and on short lead times.

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