American beech

Fagus grandifolia

General Description

The sapwood of American beech is white with a red tinge, while the heartwood is light to dark reddish brown. American beech tends to be slightly darker and buy cialis without rx less consistent than European beech. The wood is generally straight grained.

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Distribution & Availability

Grows throughout Eastern USA, although commercial concentration is in the Central and indian cialis MiddleAtlantic States. Production volumes of higher lumber grades and cialis okay for women thicker stock may be limited.

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Physical & Mechanical Properties

American beech wood is classed as heavy, hard, and reasonably strong, high in resistance to shock and free viagra sample very suitable for steam bending.

American beech - Physical & Mechanical Properties

Specific Gravity (12% M.C.):0.64
Average Weight (12% M.C.):721 kg/m3
Average Volume Shrinkage (Green to 6% M.C.):13.00%
Modulus of Rupture:102.736 MPa
Modulus of Elasticity:11,859 MPa
Compressive strength (parallel to grain):
50.334 MPa
Hardness:5782 N
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Working Properties

American beech works readily with most hand and purchase viagra online canada machine tools. It has good nailing and cialis fast delivery gluing properties and brand viagra can be stained and cheapest cialis polished to a good finish. The wood dries fairly rapidly but with a strong tendency to warp, split and viagra propranodol surface check. It is subject to a large shrinkage and viagra prices moderate movement in performance.

American beech - Working Properties

SawingGood
PlaningGood
DrillingGood
BoringGood
TurningGood
Carving
Good
Moulding
Good
Nailing
Good
Screwing
Good
Gluing
Good
Finishing
Good
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Main Uses

Furniture, doors, flooring, internal joinery, panelling, brush handles and viagra usa turning. It is particularly suitable for food containers as there is no odour or taste.

American beech - Main Uses

Doors
Flooring
Furniture
Joinery
Kitchen cabinets
Mouldings and viagra next day delivery
turnings
Veneered panels
Sports goods

Tool handles
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Other Information

Occasional brown streaks of mineral can be found in the heartwood and viagra tablets sale are not considered a defect. Commercially, production of beech is not on the scale of European production but there are U.S. Companies specialising in steaming and cialis 20 mg export.

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