Oak, White American
American white oak has a light to a light / medium core. The wood species is reminiscent of European summer oak regarding to color variation, width of oars and properties. The American white oak is not suitable to ammonia tretment. The specie is good for both hand and machining work. Not much fading. Please note, that American oak, especially in damp condition, can optain color when used with metal. Used for moldings, furniture, floors, fixtures and fittings.
Facts Oak, White American
|Botanical name: Quercus alba|
|Origin: North- and Eastern America|
|Weight: about 770 kg/m3|
|Moisture Content: 8-10 %|
|Janka hardness: 690|
|Modulus of rupture: 102.3 MPa|
|Bending strength: 1470|
|Modulus of elasticity: 12.15 GPa|
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