wrcedar 2400

Western Red Cedar

Thuja Plicata

Heartwood variable, from pale brown to dark brown. Sapwood is yellowish white. Texture fine but uneven due to the prominent growth rings. Grain straight. Not resinous. Also known as Red Cedar, American Cedar.

Origin
North America
Density
380

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
380
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
54
Radial Shrinkage
1.5%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
2.0
Finish
Good
Durability
Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
North America
Specific Gravity
0.38
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
8
Tangential Shrinkage
3%
Stability
Excellent
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
No
Availability
Widely