Lime

Scientific name: Scientific name: Tilia cordata Mill. Syn- T. parviflora ehrh; Tillia Europeea L; Tilia plattyohyllos Scop, Tilia spp; Tilia americana.

Geographic origin: Europe.

Description

  • Sapwood and heartwood: yellowish white getting light brown shades with the passing of time.
  • Fiber: straight.

Capacity of being impregnated

  • Sapwood: capable of being impregnated.
  • Heartwood: no capable of being impregnated.

Mechanization

  • Sawing process: no difficulties.
  • Drying process: no difficulties.
  • Planing process: no difficulties.
  • Gluing process: no difficulties.
  • Nailing and screwing process: no difficulties.
  • Finish: no difficulties.

Physical properties

  • Semi-heavy wood.
  • Slightly nervous wood.
  • Very soft wood.

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Mechanical properties

 

• Resistance to static bending 600 Kg/cm2 • Modulus of elasticity 102,500 Kg/cm2 • Compression resistance 13 Kg/cm2

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Observations

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