Technical specie specifications for Peshtigo River Birch / Maple from Fantastic Floor - Discount Exotic and Domestic Hardwood Flooring, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Unfinished Solid Flooring and Engineered Flooring.
Peshtigo River Birch / Maple Flooring
- Scientific Name, Other Names: Betula spp, Paper birch, black birch, silver birch, western birch
- Description: The deep, rich auburn color and shimmering grain effects make Peshtigo River Birch flooring dramatic and engaging. Aacer creates this permanent color by steaming their Maple until it achieves the same qualities of Red Birch-- the only way to tell the two apart is by Peshtigo River Birch's lower price!
- Janka Hardness: 1,450 pounds
- Strength (MOR): 10,700 psi
- Stiffness (MOE): 1,450 1000 psi
- Density (KG/m3): 755
- Tangential Shrinkage: 9.9 %
- Radial Shrinkage: 4.8 %
- Family: Aceraceae
- Tree Characteristics: The Maple tree can grow to about 120 feet with a diameter of about 3 feet.
- Geographic Area: North America
- Color: Reddish brown heartwood with a white sapwood that can have a reddish-brown tinge.
- Luster: Low
- Grain: Straight
- Texture: Fine
- Drying Characteristics: Moderately difficult to dry
- Working Characteristics: Fairly easy to work with
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- Applications: Flooring, cabinetry, furniture, decorative veneers, paneling
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