The ACQ Southern Yellow Pine is part of the Decking test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Decking material models like the Southern Yellow Pine are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Resistance to slipping: Resistance to slipping is amount of friction for leather and neoprene under wet and dry conditions.
Resistance to flexing: Resistance to flexing is resistance to bending under load.
Resistance to sagging: Resistance to sagging is resistance to permanent bending from gravity over time.
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