amash 2400

American Ash

Franxinus Americana

Similar in appearance to European ash. The sapwood is light coloured to nearly white and the heartwood varies from greyish brown to pale yellow streaked with brown. The wood is generally straight-grained with a coarse, uniform texture. Also known as Northern Ash, Southern Ash, White Ash.

Origin
North America
Density
675

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
675
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
104
Radial Shrinkage
4%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
6.0
Finish
Excellent
Durability
Non Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
North America
Specific Gravity
0.60
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
12
Tangential Shrinkage
7%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Widely