American Red Oak

Quercus Rubra
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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.

Properties

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 Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION North America
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.64
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 12
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 5%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Widely
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

Brochures

American Red Oak from our showcase