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English translation: tested/strength according to the relevant standards

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16:34 Aug 11, 2004
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Tech/Engineering - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.) / timber
English term or phrase: in-grade tested/in-grade strength
Context:
1.In a study conducted in 1995, radiata that had been graded as MGP10 and MGP12 was in-grade tested for bending, tension, compression and shear.
2.Timber ¨C Stress-graded ¨C In-grade strength and stiffness evaluation

Question: what does in-grade tested/in-grade strength mean?
Edward LIU
Local time: 05:58
English translation:tested/strength according to the relevant standards
Explanation:
:)
Selected response from:

Clauwolf
Local time: 06:58
Grading comment
Thank you very much,Clauwolf.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +2tested/strength according to the relevant standards
Clauwolf


  

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16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
tested/strength according to the relevant standards


Explanation:
:)

Clauwolf
Local time: 06:58
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you very much,Clauwolf.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kurt Porter: Clauwolf - Only a three? Go for the gold! :) :) This link backs up your fine answer: http://www.timber.org.au/NTEP/menu.asp?id=92#In_grade_testin...
21 mins

agree  jccantrell: Yep, it means that they did not try to break the wood by testing to another grade, but stayed within the limits specified by THIS grade.
35 mins

neutral  Mark Xiang: Usually the samples are tested to destruction.
16 hrs
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