American Ash

Franxinus Americana
amash 2400
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.

Properties

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 Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION North America
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.60
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 12
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 7%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Widely
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

Brochures

American Ash from our showcase