amroak 2400

American Red Oak

Quercus Rubra

The sapwood is white to light brown and the heartwood is a pinkish reddish brown. The wood appears similar to white oak, but with slightly less pronounced figure. The wood is mostly straight grained, with a coarse texture. Also known as Northern Red Oak, Southern Red Oak.

Origin
North America
Density
705

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
705
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
99
Radial Shrinkage
3%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
6.0
Finish
Excellent
Durability
Non Durable
Machining
Excellent
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
North America
Specific Gravity
0.64
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
12
Tangential Shrinkage
5%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Widely