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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
Shrinkage: 16,3


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