South Yellow Pine

South Yellow Pine, also known as American Southern Pine, encompasses four species, including longleaf, shortleaf, slash, and loblolly. Found predominantly in southern United States, South Yellow Pine is characteristic for its beautiful natural texture and having the highest durability among all softwood species. Its robust material provides low susceptibility to damage, a good ability to hold nails, and high wear resistance. Because of its exceptional integrity, South Yellow Pine is ideal for a wide range of structural and architectural usage, including outdoor structures (such as shelters, gallery frames, terraces, ladder trails, fences, and outdoor flooring), flower fences, docks, large stadium designs, and other wooden structures. It has been recognized as the "world's leading structural material". At the same time, South Yellow Pine is also known as the most suitable material for preservation processing -- its naturally porous cell structure allows preservatives to be absorbed deeply and evenly, achieving long-lasting preservation by providing resistance to mold, termites, and other microorganisms.

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South Yellow Pine Product Size

Nominal (inches) Actual (inches) Actual (Metric) Length
2x4 12 in × 3 12 in  38 mm × 89 mm 8’-20’
2x6 12 in × 5 12 in  38 mm × 140 mm 8’-20’
2x8 12 in × 7 14 in  38 mm × 184 mm 8’-20’
2x10 12 in × 9 14 in  38 mm × 235 mm 8’-20’
2 × 12 12 in × 11 14 in  38 mm × 286 mm 8’-20’

 

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