EN 13183-3:2005

Moisture content of a piece of sawn timber - Part 3: Estimation by capacitance method EN 13183-3:2005

Publication date:   Aug 10, 2006

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Jun 23, 2021


CEN/TC 175 Round and sawn timber

European Norm

79.040   Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber



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This document specifies a non destructive method for estimating the moisture content of a piece of sawn timber. The standard describes the conditions which shall be met by a capacitance measuring system to derive a moisture content estimate for individual pieces of timber.
The standard applies to sawn timber and timber which has been planed or surfaced by other means.

Related legislation

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Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


EN 13183-3:2005
90.93 Standard confirmed
Jun 23, 2021