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Siberian larch timber in use

03/12/2018
by Info Service Arix Shop
Siberian larch timber in use

Siberian larch timber in use 1

A long time ago it was used in elements and products designed for extended use under heavy load. This type of timber is respected for its ability to withstand sudden changes in temperature and moisture and in exploitation as well.

Siberian larch timber in use 2From larch timber were made many internal elements in the churches of the Moscow Kremlin and Vasili Blazhenni church, the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg and doors and windows of "Vardar" in Kotor, Montenegro. Also this timber was used in the construction of dams and bridges. These constructions have very often survived for 300 years and more. For example, the piles of Trojan bridge on the Danube made by Romans from larch have been preserved over 1700 years. After 600 years existence the church in Poland when it was dismantled logs were so hard that it were used once again for another new church.

Siberian larch timber in use 3From larch timber were made many internal elements in the churches of the Moscow Kremlin and Vasili Blazhenni church, the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg and doors and windows of "Vardar" in Kotor, Montenegro. Also this timber was used in the construction of dams and bridges. These constructions have very often survived for 300 years and more. For example, the piles of Trojan bridge on the Danube made by Romans from larch have been preserved over 1700 years. After 600 years existence the church in Poland when it was dismantled logs were so hard that it were used once again for another new church.

Siberian larch timber in use 4Venice has been building from fifth to ninth centuries. To strengthen the foundations of different buildings about 400 thousands piles were used in Venice. After 1000-1400 years, in 1872 year one part of the piles was examined. In its conclusion, the results of these tests shown that the piles made from larch which are the base for above –water part of Venice were like stone. That wood became so hard that nor ax neither saw could do nothing. Earlier in the period from 1785 till 1790 years Italian historian Tentori wrote that the happiness and prosperity of Venice citizens were depended on the firmness of the piles which are the base of the town, made from above-mentioned timber.

Obvious value of this tree for example its resistance to moisture and to rot has led to growing popularity of this tree. Larch has become widely used. In the past there were forests with larch in many European regions, such as Western Europe and European part of Russia. Larch was growing in Poland, on Balkans, in Austrian Alps, Switzerland, and Finland. In Russia it was prohibited to export larch timber during USSR period without permission and further used it for private purposes. Larch was at the list of strategic Russian reserves. Later this restriction was abolished. That is why nowadays in Western Europe larch occurs only as an admixture to other breeds, but in Russian Siberia it survived in large quantities.

In England, larch is widely used in shipbuilding. According to experts, larch is very resistant to hold water. That is why larch is preferred in shipbuilding.

Larch cladding is also widely used on the deck and in other wood construction of fishing boats. Larch timber is widely used in modern architecture. It was assumed that house terraces or balcony verandas, pool surface were subjected to intense atmosphere influence such as increased humidity, temperature changes, direct sunlight, etc. Therefore larch timber is an ideal choice for terrace boards. These boards will serve you very long near the water and will not change its look and quality.

As a firm, durable and reliable material larch boards are often used for a sports floor. It is resistant to sudden changes in temperature and humidity. It is also resistant to abrasion. As a strong argument for its quality can be the fact that for needs of Olympic Games 1980 years in Moscow, the larch wood was used to cover the one of the oldest and best cycling world track – Krylatskoe.

As a durable, reliable and durable material for a sports floor is often used in floor boards from Siberian larch. She is not afraid of changes in temperature and humidity, has a high resistance to abrasion. A strong argument in favor of the Siberian larch can serve as a fact that this material has proved to be excellent, when applied to host the Olympics-80 to cover one of the oldest and best cycling track world - Krylatskoye.

Service life of solid flooring made from Siberian larch wood is about 100 years…

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