Standard ASTM D6570-18
1.1 This practice covers the methodology of grade qualification, assignment of design properties, and requirements for the quality control of mechanically graded solid sawn lumber.
1.2 This practice acknowledges alternative methods for the assignment of specific properties. These methods are assignment by test, relationship to other properties, and by procedures in other appropriate standards.
1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.