European ash

Botanical name: Fraxinus excelsior

General description:
Hardy and at the same time light and flexible. There is no difference between sapwood and heartwood. The colour is pinkish-white nacreous, it can have green shades. Characteristic is its "colourful heart", from greyish-brown to olive.

Specific weight: dried 720 kg / m³

Mechanical properties:
Static bending strength: 1050 kg / cm²
Compressive strength: 520 kg / cm²

Histological Structure:
Grain: straight.
Texture: from medium to wide.

Treatability: moderately treatable.

Sawing: easy.
Drying: carefully, risk of cracks and warps.
Planing: hard work but turns out very good.
Gluing: easy.
Nailing: pre-drilling recommended.
Finishing: easy.

Main uses: Interior furniture, windows and doors, parquet, decorative veneers, sporting articles.


Available Dimensions

Thickness Square edge, unedged Lengths Quality
27 square edged 1000/2000 AB
27-32 square edged 2100+ AB
32-40-52-60-65 unedged 2100+ AB