ambwalnut 2400

American Black Walnut

Juglans Nigra

The sapwood is creamy white, heartwood is light brown to dark chocolate brown, occasionally with a purplish cast and darker streaks. Walnut can be supplied steamed, to darken sapwood or left unsteamed. Generally straight grained, but sometimes has attractive wavy or curly grain. Also known as Black Walnut, American Walnut.

Origin
North America
Density
609

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
609
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
100
Radial Shrinkage
3%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
5.0
Finish
Excellent
Durability
Non Durable
Machining
Excellent
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
North America
Specific Gravity
0.55
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
11
Tangential Shrinkage
4%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Widely