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Ash

Ash grows on fresh and rather humid soils, often along water courses. It’s a type of tree that grows quickly and is generally found in coppice under forests. They can also grow to up to 30 metres in height and 1 metre in diameter. The ash has a white cream to pale brown, grey appearance. Its grain is straight and clear, giving it aesthetic qualities that are perfect for interior design projects.

Physical and durability properties of natural wood (besides sapwood)

  • Density: between 600 and 750 kg/m3 (medium-heavy wood)
  • Young modulus: 12,900 MPa
  • Monnin hardness: Medium-hard wood (3 < d < 6 N/mm)
  • Stability: Average
  • Fungal durability and use class: Class 2 lifespan between 50 and 100 years/class 3a lifespan < 10 years/class 3b lifespan < 10 years/class 4 lifespan < 10 years

Physical and durability properties of THT wood

  • Density: between 550 and 650 kg/m3 (medium-heavy wood)
  • Young modulus: 19,000 MPa
  • Monnin hardness: Medium-hard wood (3 < d < 6 N/mm)
  • Stability: Good
  • Fungal durability and use class: Class 3a lifespan > 100 years/class 3b lifespan between 50 and 100 years/class 4 lifespan between 10 and 50 years
THT wood ash

Uses of the ash species

  • Interior layout
  • Stairs, Interior carpentry, furnishings, sliced and turned plating
  • Exterior layout (decks, siding/cladding) after high temperature treatment

Special features of ash wood

Artificial drying without particular difficulties
Sawing without difficulty
Good capacity for gluing
Easy to work, stain, lime wash and varnish
Easily bent after steaming 

 

Origin France

References

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