European Oak

Quercus Spp
eurooak 2400
Quercus Spp

Heartwood pale yellow brown, darkening with exposure. Sapwood creamy and distinctive. Texture coarse and uneven. Grain usually straight. The large ray figure of the radial surface is often referred as silver grain. Slower grown wood is comparatively soft and is more suitable for furniture manufacture and veneer. Also known as French Oak, English Oak.

Properties

DENSITY 700
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 97
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 3%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 6.0
FINISH Excellent
DURABILITY Durable
MACHINING Fair
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION Europe
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.65
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 10
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 6%
STABILITY Excellent
AVAILABILITY Widely
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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