American Eastern White Pine Wood
Categories: Wood and Natural Products; Wood; Softwood

Material Notes: Softwood. Easy to work with hand tools. Data is based on small, clear, air-dried samples unless specified.

Key Words: Pinus strobus; Lumber, Timber
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Physical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Density 0.350 g/cc0.0126 lb/inĀ³Air Dry (12-15% Moisture Content)
Cell Length 3.00 mm0.118 inMature Wood
Mechanical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Compressive Yield Strength 3.50 MPa508 psiPerpendicular to Grain
 33.0 - 33.1 MPa4790 - 4800 psiParallel to Grain
Flexural Modulus 8.30 - 8.56 GPa1200 - 1240 ksiIn Bending
Flexural Yield Strength 41.4 MPa6.00 ksiBending stress at proportional limit
Shear Strength 6.20 MPa899 psiOrientation Unknown
Tensile Strength, Ultimate 2.10 MPa305 psiPerpendicular to Grain
 78.0 MPa11300 psiAxial
Hardness, Wood Indentation 1700 N382 lb (f)Side
Modulus of Rupture 0.0590 GPa8.56 ksiIn Bending
Toughness 12.4 J9.15 ft-lbRadial
 13.6 J10.0 ft-lbTangential
Thermal PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Shrinkage 2.3 %2.3 %Radial; Green to Zero Moisture
 6.0 %6.0 %Tangential; Green to Zero Moisture
 8.2 %8.2 %Volumetric; Green to Zero Moisture

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