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  HARDWOOD EUROPE:
BEECH
 
NAMES: Beech
BOTANICAL NAME: Fagus silvatica L.
ORIGIN AND SPREAD: Western-, Central- and Southern Europe; Northern Spain, Southeast England, South Sweden, Western Poland
MACROSCOPIC CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES: Yellow reddish to reddish brown, false heartwood red to reddish brown, plain texture; annual rings and wood rays clearly visible

IMPORTANT TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES:

 

Dry density (grams/cbm) 0,49 0,68 0,88
Volume shrinking tolerance (in %) 14 21
Pressure strength (Newton/qm) 41 62 - 99
Bending strength (Newton/qm) 74 123 210
Tensile strength (Newton/qm) 57 135 180
E-Module 10 000 16 000 18 000

PROCESS AND USE:

Good to treat mechanically Tends to tear and warp; good to stain and varnish; red heart cannot be impregnated

Veneer wood mostly used as logs for peeling for plywood, sandwich panels, densified wood, decorative wood for furniture, panelling and parquet; particle- and fibreboard industry, good bending wood.

Low natural durability

SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS:  

Approximately 13 Fagus kinds are known


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