Beech - Characteristics

Type: Hardwood
Family: Fagaceae

Genus, species: Fagus sylvatica


Origin: Europe, also West-Asia, North-America and Japan
Colour: Varies from being pink to pale red, white to light brown, but also darker yellow and brown
Characterisitics: Beech is a neutral, warm wood type with a rather regular and dense structure
Structure: Plexwood - Beech is composed of end grain wood and wood with the grain, glued cross-wise
Sustainability: From sustainably managed production forests, the commercial harvesting cutting cycle for beech is 25 - 30 years
Strength and dimension stability: Because of the use of cross-glued veneers the surface of the wood is generally stronger than solid wood of the same dimension and weight, and moreover, the dimension stability is also higher
Hardness: Janka hardness scale rating for Plexwood - Beech is 5866 N (measured by the SHR RC 2115, according to ISO 3350, 1975 08 01)
Certifications: When a project needs to meet particular technical and/or sustainable standards, contact us to discuss the options
Reference samples: Wood, in general, is a natural product, the structure, composition, and colour nuances of Plexwood - Beech can differ from the actual production, this also applies to any finish, moreover, the exact structure, texture, and colour balance can differ from the current production
Production samples: It is possible to order a production sample; a production sample is a sample of the current production stock
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