American Cherry

Prunus Serotina
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Prunus Serotina

The heartwood varies from rich red to reddish brown and will darken on exposure to light. In contrast the sapwood is creamy white. The wood has a fine uniform straight grain, smooth texture, and can contain brown pith flecks and small gum pockets. Also known as Black Cherry.

Properties

DENSITY 561
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 84
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 3%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 4.0
FINISH Excellent
DURABILITY Non Durable
MACHINING Excellent
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION North America
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.50
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 11
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 4%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Widely
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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