Poplar - Characteristics

Type: Hardwood
Family: Salicaceae
Genus, species: Populus alba
Origin: Europe, North-America, the Near East, South-Africa, Australia, East-Asia and Japan
Colour: A multitude of colour variations, from white to light brown, sometimes yellow and white, and greyish to reddish, and red/brown
Characteristics: Poplar is a very neutral wood type, yet with many natural structural differences and shades
Structure: Plexwood - Poplar 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 poplar is 15 - 25 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 - Poplar is 2783 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 - Poplar 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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