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Red Oak

American red oak has a light to medium brown often with a red glow colour. The American Red Oak has wide rings and coarser texture opposite the European oak. However, the color may vary. The splint is white to light brown. Red oak has open pores, which makes it easier to dry than white oak. Used for floors, fixtures, mouldings and furniture.

Red Oak

Botanical name Quercus rubra
Origin Eastern North America
Weight 705 kg/m3
Shrinkage 13,7
Modulus of elasticity 10.20 GPa
Bending strength 1470
Modulus of rupture 83.0 MPa
Janka hardness 720
Moisture content 8-10 %


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