Birch Lumber

log sawn /side boards in all standard thicknesses
unsteamed (white), no brown heart, no sticker marks
light steamed, uniform color
air dried – kiln dried ,square edged Beech. Please contact us for your order

Description

DISCLAIMER: Birch Lumber is a natural product and may differ from the sample seen in colour and figure. Certain species of timber will contain a small percentage of sap and knots in line with international grading standards.

Standards that are supported:

  • A grade- 4 sides clear – is the highest class quality. The timber is clean, flawless (without knots and / or hearts).
  • AB grade – 4 sides clear – on one side of the piece of timber found traces of hearts healthy and / or a healthy node.
  • BC grade – 3 sides clear – allowed red heart, knots, bends, and small cracks.

Lengths

  •     0.30 to 0.95 m timber sub-short (TASS)
  •     1.00 to 1.70 m short timber (TAS)
  •     1.80 to 2.00 m long timber (TAL)
  •     2.10 to 3.00 m long super-timber (TAL +)

Heat treatment: Steaming light 10-12 hours, uniform color. Drying: KD, KD 10-14% Markings: timber is packed with one length in the bundle and can have markings at customer request.

About European Beech

Species: European Beech
Scientific Name: Fagus sylvatica
Distribution: Europe
Janka Hardness: 1,450 lbf (6,460 N)
Modulus of Rupture: 15,970 lbf/in2 (110.1 MPa)
Elastic Modulus: 2,075,000 lbf/in2 (14.31 GPa)
Crushing Strength: 8,270 lbf/in2 (57.0 MPa)
Shrinkage: Radial: 5.7%, Tangential: 11.6%, Volumetric: 17.3%, T/R Ratio: 2.0

Common Uses:

Lumber, veneer, flooring, boatbuilding, furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments (piano pinblocks), plywood, and turned objects.

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