6x2 Treated Timber

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Our 6x2 treated and untreated timber offers both versatility and durability, making it an ideal building material for a wide range of construction projects. With dimensions of 150mm in width and 47mm in thickness, it is a sought-after choice for framing, decking, and other outdoor structures.

Whether you opt for treated timber, which has undergone a chemical treatment process for added protection against decay, insects, and fungal growth, or untreated timber for more natural and traditional applications, you can count on the reliable performance of our 6x2 timber to meet your construction needs. Select our quality timber products for a dependable and adaptable solution for your projects.

Understanding 6x2 Pressure Treated Wood

Purpose of 6x2 Treated Wood: Superior to its counterpart, C16, the C24 timber boasts enhanced strength and durability. This 47x150 treated timber is frequently chosen for carcassing, serving as joists in both roofing and flooring. Given its treatment, C24 timber performs exceptionally outdoors, making it perfect for decking, outdoor structures, and more. Common uses for this timber include:

  • Interior flooring
  • Roofing, specifically as rafters or loft floor joists
  • Constructing walls
  • Decking joists, given its ability to handle heavier weights than lower grades like C16
  • Floor joist carcassing
  • Crafting garden furniture and undertaking outdoor projects

For other sturdy materials, explore our Sheet Materials category.

Key Features of 6x2 Timber:

  • Superior C24 Grading: Outperforms C16 in strength and resilience.
  • Versatile Use: Ideal for both inside and outside projects.
  • Weather Resistance: Its treatment ensures endurance against external elements.
  • High Weight Tolerance: Especially effective for projects demanding strength.
  • Consistent Quality: Materials Market ensures a precise finished size of 45mm x 145mm.

Sizing Insights: Though often measured in inches, 6x2 timber is sometimes sized using millimetres. The common measurements are:

  • Nominal Size: 47mm x 150mm
  • Finished Size: 45mm x 145mm

We offer the finished size, with any minor difference in size due to the cutting and preparation process.

Common 6x2 Queries:

  • Available Lengths: Our top-quality C24 timber is available in lengths ranging from 2.4m to 7.2m, consistently 47mm thick.
  • About C24 Timber: "C24 grade" denotes a superior timber quality, able to support increased loads and spans. This grade is exclusive to timber from regions with slower growth rates, resulting in a tighter grain.
  • Painting 6x2 Timber: Yes, but ensure the timber is thoroughly dried, which might take weeks, depending on storage conditions.
  • Pricing: Prices for 47x150 C24 timber can vary based on supply and demand. We ensure competitive pricing on our website, listed per length.
  • Eco-friendliness: Our timber is either FSC or PEFC certified, indicating responsible and eco-friendly sourcing.

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