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AMERICAN CHERRY

Prunus avium

AMERICAN CHERRY

BOTANICAL NAMES Prunus avium.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Rosaceae.
GROWTH AREA Cherry is widespread in the Eastern United States mainly in Pennsylvania and Virginia.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT 550 kg/m³ al 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES Sapwood and heartwood are slightly distinguished: the first is narrow and yellow instead the heartwood is brown-pink and tends to become darker when seasoned.
It has a straight and uniform fibre while the texture is medium.
This wood has a poor durability with low resistance to the insect and fungi attacks if not treated.
DRYING METHOD It dries quickly with a rather accentuated shrinkage but after treatment it is very stable.
MAIN USES AND WORKING This wood is used for musical instrument production, for naval constructions, for pipes and for valuable woodworks.
It is also widely used by the furniture industry as well as fixtures with high-class finishes, wall and floor tile manufacturing.

SANGIORGI LEGNAMI spa

Registered office in BOLOGNA – Via Guido Reni, 2/2
Administrative and operative Headquarters in IMOLA - via Provinciale Selice, 54/A IMOLA – via Provinciale Selice, 54/A
Share Capital € 7.764.800,00.
R.E.A.Registration n n. 347792
Business Register BO n. 61694
Fiscal code and VAT registration n. 04163110374
Mechanised processing code 029562.

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