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SPF=SprucePineFir

Botanical Name
Picea glauca, Picea engelmann, Pinus contorta, abies laciocarpa (mixed)

Other Names
NA

Origin
NA

Sapwood Colour
White to pale yellow

Heartwood Colour

Not very distinct from sapwood

Grain
Straight

Texture
Fine

Common Uses
Constructionm framing, roles, railroad ties, decking, furniture

 
Physical Properties at MC 12%
Density
kg/m3

370-420

Specific gravity
-
0.24-0.34
Hardness
N
1440-1610
Bending Strength
N/mm2
55.4-61.3
Stiffness
N/mm2
8400-10100
Radial shrinkage
%
3
Tangential shrinkage
%
7
Working Properties
Stability
xxxx

Bending

xx
Machining
xxx
Screwing
xxx
Gluing
xxx
Painting
xxx
Sanding
xx
Staining
xx
xxxx = excellent
xxx = good
xx = fair
x = not good
 
   
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