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Category: Hardwood Flooring
Product Type: Australian Cypress pine
Product Information & Description: Australian Cypress pine has Sapwood that is cream colored and the heartwood is honey-gold to brown with darker knots throughout. Australian Cypress is known as a rustic specie and will have defects common to Australian Cypress. Australian cypress has all the rustic warmth and character common in domestic softwoods but offers strength and toughness surpassing oak.
Gluing: Glues well
Finishes: Finishes well
Density: 500KG/M3 6% / Moisture 1300 KG/M3 GOS
Janka Hardness: 1375 pounds-force
Hardness and Durability: Probably the most important strength property for wood used in flooring application it is side hardness, also known as Janka hardness. Side hardness represents the resistance of wood to wear, denting and marring. It is measured by load required to embed a 0.444-inch steel ball to one-half its diameter in the wood. Janka Hardness rating are generally based on an average of test on both tangential and radial ( plainsawn and quartersawn) sample.