European Maple

Acer Pseudoplatanus
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Acer Pseudoplatanus

Heartwood creamy, darkening on exposure. Sapwood not clearly separated. Texture fine and even. Grain sometimes wavy, producing a fiddleback figure. Also known as Sycamore.

Properties

DENSITY 610
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 99
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 2%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 5.0
FINISH Excellent
DURABILITY Non Durable
MACHINING Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Excellent
SPLIT RESISTANCE Excellent
GLUING Excellent
GROWING REGION Europe
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.61
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 10
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 4%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Widely
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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