Technical specie specifications for Southern Chestnut from Fantastic Floor - Discount Exotic and Domestic Hardwood Flooring, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Unfinished Solid Flooring and Engineered Flooring.
Southern Chestnut Hardwood Flooring
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- Description: Southern Chestnut is a beautiful golden/tan brown specie which is similar in color to Teak, but without the striping and is similar in color and graining to Afrormosia.
- Janka Hardness: 2,670 pounds
- Strength (MOR): 0 psi
- Stiffness (MOE): 0 1000 psi
- Density (KG/m3): 0
- Tangential Shrinkage: 0.0 %
- Radial Shrinkage: 0.0 %
- Family: Sweetia, panamensis
- Tree Characteristics:
- Geographic Area: Mexico, Guatamala, Belize
- Color: Southern Chestnut is relatively uniform in color which ranges from a tannish brown with golden highlights to a medium tan/chestnut brown.
- Photosensitivity: Southern Chestnut quickly changes in color from a golden tan color when freshly milled to a medium chestnut brown color. At the same time the color range present when freshly milled mutes down in a more uniform medium chestnut brown color range.
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- Applications: Southern Chestnut may be used both residentially and commercially wherever a uniform chestnut colored look is desired.
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