QUALITY OF WOOD - VEH GRADE CLASSES
VEH Grade Classes for Exterior Planed Goods according to VEH Quality Guidelines 2015 (Terrace/Facade).

Designation

Grade Class Proportion

 

A

B

VEH

100 %

-

VEH Top

60 %

40 %

VEH AB

30 %

70 %

VEH B

­­-

100 %

(1) The grade specifications are applicable to all softwood species, especially for spruce, fir, pine, larch, and Douglas fir, abbreviated as follows:
Fi.....Spruce
Ta.....Fir
Ki.....Pine
Lä....Larch
Do...Douglas fir
(2) For planed goods made from hardwood, the following standards apply accordingly:
EN 14915
EN 13629
(3) Origin: European and Nordic/Siberian
VEH AVEH BBranchesALLOWED:
Firmly integrated and healthy branches in any number, size up to 25% of the board or profile board width. Partially integrated, encased, and dead branches up to 1 piece per linear meter distributed over the board length, size up to 20% of the board width.

Occasional black pin knots up to 5 mm in diameter are allowed and disregarded. For rift and semi-rift sawn boards, the above branch sizes apply +20 mm.

NOT ALLOWED:
Loose and fallen branches. End grain dowels are not allowed. ALLOWED:
Firmly integrated branches, partially integrated branches, encased branches in any number. Wing branches and dead (not integrated) branches up to 1 piece per linear meter distributed over the board length. Occasional black pin knots up to 5 mm in diameter are allowed and disregarded.
100 mm: Branch size up to 10% of the board or profile board width +40 mm.

b < 100 mm: Branch size up to 60% of the board or profile board width.

NOT ALLOWED:
Loose and fallen branches. End grain dowels are not allowed.
Dislodged and Damaged AreasALLOWED:
Up to 15% of the material with torn-out or dislodged branches with a maximum diameter of 15 mm. ALLOWED:
Torn-out or dislodged branches up to a maximum diameter of 30 mm.
Compression Wood (Box)ALLOWED:
If the overall impression is not impaired. ALLOWED:

DeformationALLOWED:
Boards with curvature and torsion, provided a professional installation is guaranteed. ALLOWED:
Boards with curvature and torsion, provided a professional installation is guaranteed.
Resin PocketsALLOWED:
Size up to 3 mm x 40 mm or corresponding to 120 mm². Number: up to 1 piece per linear meter, distributed over the board length. Resin pockets up to 1 mm x 20 mm are disregarded. ALLOWED:
Size up to 5 mm x 60 mm or corresponding to 300 mm². Number: up to 3 pieces per linear meter, distributed over the board length. Resin pockets up to 3 mm x 40 mm are disregarded.
CracksALLOWED:
Non-through surface cracks (hairline cracks) on the visible surface. In up to 20% of the material, through-end cracks not longer than the board width.

NOT ALLOWED:
Ring-shaped peeling ALLOWED:
Non-through surface cracks on the visible surface. Through-end cracks, not longer than 1.5 times the width of the piece.

NOT ALLOWED:
Ring-shaped peeling
Resin CanalALLOWED:
In up to 15% of the material on the visible surface, up to 30% of the board length, and a maximum width of 5 mm. ALLOWED

ColorALLOWED:
Discolorations on the backside. Slight discolorations on the visible side in up to 30% of the material. Sapwood is not considered as discoloration. ALLOWED:
Slight discolorations on the visible side (e.g. red and blue stains). Discolorations on the backside. For Siberian larch: slight color variations (e.g. water stains). Sapwood is not considered as discoloration.
SapwoodALLOWED:
Practically sap-free on the visible side. On the backside, up to 30% of the material, up to 50% of the board width. ALLOWED:
The core must be present over the entire board length on the backside. Up to 30% of the visible side, up to 50% of the material.
Fungal InfestationNOT ALLOWED:
Exceptions see point "Color" NOT ALLOWED:
Exceptions see point "Color"
Insect InfestationNOT ALLOWED
NOT ALLOWED

Live EdgeALLOWED:
On the backside, a professional installation must be ensured.

NOT ALLOWED:
On the visible side ALLOWED:
On the backside, a professional installation must be ensured.

NOT ALLOWED:
On the visible side
Bark InclusionsNOT ALLOWED
NOT ALLOWED:
In permissible branch size or corresponding in mm².

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Quality of Wood - VEH Grade Classes
VEH Grade Classes for Exterior Planed Goods according to VEH Quality Guidelines 2015 (Terrace/Facade).

Designation

Grade Class Proportion

 

A

B

VEH

100 %

-

VEH Top

60 %

40 %

VEH AB

30 %

70 %

VEH B

­­-

100 %

(1) The grade specifications are applicable to all softwood species, especially for spruce, fir, pine, larch, and Douglas fir, abbreviated as follows:
Fi.....Spruce
Ta.....Fir
Ki.....Pine
Lä....Larch
Do...Douglas fir
(2) For planed goods made from hardwood, the following standards apply accordingly:
EN 14915
EN 13629
(3) Origin: European and Nordic/Siberian
VEH AVEH BBranchesALLOWED:
Firmly integrated and healthy branches in any number, size up to 25% of the board or profile board width. Partially integrated, encased, and dead branches up to 1 piece per linear meter distributed over the board length, size up to 20% of the board width.

Occasional black pin knots up to 5 mm in diameter are allowed and disregarded. For rift and semi-rift sawn boards, the above branch sizes apply +20 mm.

NOT ALLOWED:
Loose and fallen branches. End grain dowels are not allowed. ALLOWED:
Firmly integrated branches, partially integrated branches, encased branches in any number. Wing branches and dead (not integrated) branches up to 1 piece per linear meter distributed over the board length. Occasional black pin knots up to 5 mm in diameter are allowed and disregarded.
100 mm: Branch size up to 10% of the board or profile board width +40 mm.

b < 100 mm: Branch size up to 60% of the board or profile board width.

NOT ALLOWED:
Loose and fallen branches. End grain dowels are not allowed.
Dislodged and Damaged AreasALLOWED:
Up to 15% of the material with torn-out or dislodged branches with a maximum diameter of 15 mm. ALLOWED:
Torn-out or dislodged branches up to a maximum diameter of 30 mm.
Compression Wood (Box)ALLOWED:
If the overall impression is not impaired. ALLOWED:

DeformationALLOWED:
Boards with curvature and torsion, provided a professional installation is guaranteed. ALLOWED:
Boards with curvature and torsion, provided a professional installation is guaranteed.
Resin PocketsALLOWED:
Size up to 3 mm x 40 mm or corresponding to 120 mm². Number: up to 1 piece per linear meter, distributed over the board length. Resin pockets up to 1 mm x 20 mm are disregarded. ALLOWED:
Size up to 5 mm x 60 mm or corresponding to 300 mm². Number: up to 3 pieces per linear meter, distributed over the board length. Resin pockets up to 3 mm x 40 mm are disregarded.
CracksALLOWED:
Non-through surface cracks (hairline cracks) on the visible surface. In up to 20% of the material, through-end cracks not longer than the board width.

NOT ALLOWED:
Ring-shaped peeling ALLOWED:
Non-through surface cracks on the visible surface. Through-end cracks, not longer than 1.5 times the width of the piece.

NOT ALLOWED:
Ring-shaped peeling
Resin CanalALLOWED:
In up to 15% of the material on the visible surface, up to 30% of the board length, and a maximum width of 5 mm. ALLOWED

ColorALLOWED:
Discolorations on the backside. Slight discolorations on the visible side in up to 30% of the material. Sapwood is not considered as discoloration. ALLOWED:
Slight discolorations on the visible side (e.g. red and blue stains). Discolorations on the backside. For Siberian larch: slight color variations (e.g. water stains). Sapwood is not considered as discoloration.
SapwoodALLOWED:
Practically sap-free on the visible side. On the backside, up to 30% of the material, up to 50% of the board width. ALLOWED:
The core must be present over the entire board length on the backside. Up to 30% of the visible side, up to 50% of the material.
Fungal InfestationNOT ALLOWED:
Exceptions see point "Color" NOT ALLOWED:
Exceptions see point "Color"
Insect InfestationNOT ALLOWED
NOT ALLOWED

Live EdgeALLOWED:
On the backside, a professional installation must be ensured.

NOT ALLOWED:
On the visible side ALLOWED:
On the backside, a professional installation must be ensured.

NOT ALLOWED:
On the visible side
Bark InclusionsNOT ALLOWED
NOT ALLOWED:
In permissible branch size or corresponding in mm².

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Linzerstraße 36
4100 Ottensheim
Österreich

Tel.: +43 7234 83195-0
Fax: +43 7234 82226
E-Mail: seca@seca.at


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Linzerstraße 36
4100 Ottensheim
Österreich

Tel.: +43 7234 83195-0
Fax: +43 7234 82226
E-Mail: seca@seca.at

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