Comparison of Species

 
WESTERN RED CEDAR ALASKA YELLOW
CEDAR

RED PINE

SOUTHERN
YELLOW
PINE
 
DOUGLAS FIR


Lengths Available
 

30’ – 125’
 
30’ – 65’

30’ – 65’

30’ – 125’
Estimated
Treated Weights
of Selected Sizes:
5/35’ 
4/40’ 
5/40’
3/45’
 


464#
651#
581#
902#
 
 
 
610#
870#
750#
1,190#
 
 
 
755#
1,082#
939#
1,505#
 
 
 
608#
888#
776#
1,228#
 
Fiber Stress
(Table I ANSI 05.1)
 
 6,000 PSI
 6,600 PSI
 8,000 PSI
 8,000 PSI
Circumference of
Selected Sizes: 
5/35’ 
4/40’ 
5/40’
3/45’
 
TOP
19”
21”
19”
23”
  
BUTT
32”
36.5”
34.0”
41.5”
 
 TOP
19”
21”
19”
23”
 
 BUTT
31”
35.5”
33”
40”
 
TOP
19”
21”
19”
23”
 
 BUTT
29”
33.5”
31”
37.5”
 
TOP
19”
21”
19”
23”
 
 BUTT
29”
33.5”
31”
37.5”
 

Conditioning
(Table I ANSI 05.1)
 

Air Seasoning,
Kiln Drying

Air Seasoning,
Kiln Drying

Kiln Drying,
Steam Conditioning

Air Seasoning,
Kiln Drying
Sapwood
 
Heartwood
3/8” - .5”
 
Durable
3” Average
 
Non-Durable
2.5” – 3.5”
 
Non-Durable
2.0” – 3.0”
 
Non-Durable
Treatment:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Poles will be treated to the appropriate zone based on the industry standards or customer preference.
 
 
 
 
Poles will be treated to the appropriate zone based on the industry standards or customer preference.
 
 
 
 
Poles will be treated to the appropriate zone based on the industry standards or customer preference.
 
 
 
Poles will be treated to the appropriate zone based on the industry standards or customer preference. 
 
 Treatment: 
CCA
Penta
Creosote
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes

Yes
Yes
Yes

No
Yes
Yes