Peninsula Ash

Peninsula Ash
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Peninsula Ash

Heartwood white to pale yellow-brown, darkening on exposure. Grain is shallowly interlocked and wavy. Texture medium and even. Lustrous, with faint ribbon figure on the quarter sawn face. Sapwood not well demarcated and white. Resin content present. Growth rings not apparent.

Properties

DENSITY 550
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 81
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 1.5%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 3.2
FINISH Good
DURABILITY No
MACHINING Poor
SPLIT RESISTANCE Poor
SPLIT RESISTANCE Poor
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION Asia Pacific
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.50
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 10
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 2.5%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Available
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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