eurobeech 2400

European Beech

Fagus Sylvatica

Heartwood pale brown, sapwood creamy and not clearly distinguishable. The heat of kiln drying can change the colour of the heartwood to reddish brown. Texture fine and even. Grain usually straight. The ends of the large rays give a characteristic fleck to the tangential surface. Also known as Beech.

Origin
Europe
Density
725

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
725
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
118
Radial Shrinkage
4%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
6.0
Finish
Excellent
Durability
Non Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Fair
Gluing
Excellent
Growing Region
Europe
Specific Gravity
0.65
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
13
Tangential Shrinkage
6%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
No
Availability
Widely