With a very fine grain, this light wood is called as Birch wood. This wood is mostly used in the creation of furniture, cabinets and hardwood floors. Due to its beautiful grain and colour, it is also frequently used as a veneer. The Birch wood can be found in yellow colour. This colour looks pale and is formed with a blend of white and gold. Being a least expensive wood in the market, it is extremely strong and durable. It is a very easy hardwood to finish and stain. Book your order for Yellow Birch wood at EG today!
AKA: Hard Birch, Betula wood, American Birch
Description: Straight-grained wood with fine, even texture. It has a red-brown heartwood and a light-yellow sapwood.
Common Use: Furniture, joinery, turning, plywood.
Common Name(s): Yellow Birch
Scientific Name: Betula alleghaniensis
Distribution: Northeastern North America
Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight: 43 lbs/ft3 (690 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .55, .69
Janka Hardness: 1,260 lbf (5,610 N)
Modulus of Rupture: 16,600 lbf/in2 (114.5 MPa)
Elastic Modulus: 2,010,000 lbf/in2 (13.86 GPa)
Crushing Strength: 8,170 lbf/in2 (56.3 MPa)
Shrinkage: Radial: 7.3%, Tangential: 9.5%, Volumetric: 16.8%, T/R Ratio: 1.3