American Hard Maple Timber


Timbersource are a leading online American Hard Maple timber merchant in the UK.
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American Hard Maple timber is imported in FAS grade in thicknesses of sawn 25mm, 32mm, 38mm, 51mm, 63mm, 76mm & 100mm kiln dried. 

American Hard Maple is used for Furniture, Flooring, Paneling, Kitchen Cabinets, Worktops, Table tops, Interior Joinery, Stairs, Handrails, Mouldings, Doors and many more. 

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The Timber

Hard maple is strong, heavy, hard, straight-grained and fine textured. The heartwood is light reddish-brown with deeper-coloured late-wood bands. The sapwood is white in colour, and furnishes the white maple prized for certain uses. It differs mainly from the soft maples in its greater density and firmer texture.

American Hard Maple is difficult to treat and has a density of 740 (kg/m³).

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Strength and Durability 

American Hard Maple is compared with European beech in good strength, rock maple is equal in bending strength and in compression along the grain. and some 15 to 20 per cent superior in hardness, resistance to shock loads and resistance to splitting.  

American Hard Maple is slightly durable and is resistant to heartwood decay. The sapwood is liable to attack by furniture beetle and the heartwood is resistant to preservative treatment, but Sapwood is permeable.

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Physical Properties

American Hard Maple is rather difficult to work, the timber can be stained, polished and glued satisfactorily, but it is hard to nail or screw athough these are held firmly. 

American Hard Maple turns well and has high resistance to abrasion and wear, it also has good steam bending properties. 

 

Timbersource are a leading online timber merchant in the UK, supplying American Hard Maple timber to the joinery, carpentry, construction and building trade at competitive prices. To Contact Us click HERE

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