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FAGGIO

FAGGIO

Fagus sylvatica

FAGGIO

BOTANICAL NAMES Fagus sylvatica.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Fagaceae (angiosperm).
GROWTH AREA Beech is present in forests all over Europe, excluding the most northern area.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 1,050 kg/m³ – Dried 730 kg/m³.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES Sapwood and heartwood are not distinguished but sometimes trunks can feature an irregularly shaped variegated dark brown area in the inside next to the medulla (so-called “fake heart”).
Faggio is hard, heavy very lasting and resistant to pressure.
The texture is regular and the grain is straight.
If it must be used for external structures, it is recommended to treat the wood in order to preserve it from parasites and xylophagous attacks.
DRYING METHOD The artificial drying must be processed very slowly and carefully to avoid splitting and warping.
MAIN USES AND WORKING This wood is usually used for furniture, internal flooring, parquet, musical instruments, plywood, window frames and general objects.

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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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