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Peninsula Ash

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.

Origin
Asia Pacific
Density
550

Technical Data

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 Screwing
Poor
Split Resistance Nailing
Poor
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
Asia Pacific
Specific Gravity
0.50
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
10
Tangential Shrinkage
2.5%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Available