amhmaple 2400

American Hard Maple

Acer Saccharum

The sapwood is creamy white with a slight reddish brown tinge and the heartwood varies from light to dark reddish brown. The amount of darker brown heartwood varies. Can contain pith fleck. The wood has a close, fine texture and is generally straight grained, but also occurs as "curly", "fiddleback", and "birds-eye". Also known as Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Black Maple.

Origin
North America
Density
705

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
705
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
109
Radial Shrinkage
3%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
6.0
Finish
Excellent
Durability
Non Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Fair
Split Resistance Nailing
Fair
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
North America
Specific Gravity
0.63
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
13
Tangential Shrinkage
6%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Widely