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Last Updated: Nov 2016

American Red Oak

COMMON APPLICATIONS
Decking
Decking
Decking

Pale brown with a pink tinge, very hard to tell the difference between Red and White Oak. The growth rings are a little further apart which gives a more pronounced grain. The wood is hard and heavy, with medium bending strength and stiffness and high crushing strength. Red oak can vary in color, texture, characteristics and properties according to the growing region. The American Red Oak that we offer at ITI Timspec is especially good for flooring, decking and furniture.

Red Oak machines well; nailing and screwing is good although pre-boring is recommended, and it can be stained and polished to a very good finish.

This attractive looking oak, that is widely available, is increasingly being chosen by designers and architects for furniture, joinery, and flooring in export markets around the world. 

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Botanical Name: Quercus rubra
Other Names: Red oak
Origin: North America
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General

Working Qualities: Red oak lumber machines well, with good performance in nailing and screwing, although pre-boring is recommended. It glues well and can be stained and polished to a very good finish. Being porous, red oak absorbs all treatments. The wood dries best slowly to minimise degrade, but with high shrinkage and can be susceptible to movement in performance in humid conditions. The wood is rated as slightly resistant to heartwood decay, but moderately easy to treat with preservatives. This makes red oak suitable for being thermally modified.
Uses: This sustainably managed species group from natural forests of North America, with excellent environmental credentials, is a key species in many export markets. Its main uses are in furniture, flooring, doors, architectural joinery, mouldings and kitchen cabinets. It is also used in certain applications for construction.
Price (1-10): 3

Availability

Availability: Only available in T&G flooring
Stocked: Yes
Grade Description: Available in various grades and sizes
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Mechanical Properties

Modulus of Rupture: 98.599 MPa
Modulus of Elasticity: 12.549 GPa
Comp Strength Parallel to Grain: 46.610 MPa

Fire

ASTM Flame Spread: 100
ASTM Smoke Developed: 100

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