American Black Walnut

Juglans Nigra
ambwalnut 2400
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.

Properties

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 Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION North America
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.55
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 11
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 4%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Widely
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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