Wood Chip Offered by Roseburg: Softwood (Conifer) and hardwood species are available. The softwood is comprised of Douglas fir, Western Hemlock, White Fir, Lodgepole Pine, Ponderosa Pine, Redwood, and small amounts of Cedar and Spruce. The hardwoods that are available include Tan Oak, Alder, Maple, Madrone, and various minor quantities of lesser species.
Standard Chip Sort:
The chips are comprised of both residual chips and whole log chips. The residuals come from sawmills and plywood plants and the whole log chips come from small logs, thinnings and defective timber.
The standard chip size specifications are:
Bark < 2.0%
Oversize >1 ¾” roundhole <5.0%
Fines <3/16” roundhole <5.0%
Custom sizing is also available
Moisture content of the chips will range from 45% to 55%, depending on the time of year. Quality and moisture testing is done on site and reports are provided.