Radiata Pine

Scientific name:
Pinus radiata D.Don
Geographic origin:
west coast of United States, Europe, Brasil, Australia and South Africa<br />
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  • Sapwood: Yellowish white
  • Heartwood: yellowish grey to brownish grey
  • Fiber: Straight
  • Grain: medium size to rough
  • Characteristic defects: abundant lively Knots. Young wood to compression wood
Pino Radiata
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Capacity of being impregnated
  • Sapwood: Capable of being impregnated
  • Heartwood: Non impregnated
Mechanical properties

• Resistance to static bending 83-85 N / mm2
• Elastic modulus 8630 - 8800 N / mm2
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• Sawing: Easy
• Drying: Easy, but with care in the natural drying
• Brushing and other operations: No problem with very sharp tools.
• Glue: No problem.
• Nailing and Screwing: Easy
• Finish: Easy

Physical properties
  • Apparent density at 12% humidity
  • 500 kg/m3 semi-light wood
  • Dimensional stability
  • - Volumetric contraction coefficient 0.42 % stable wood
  • - Relation between contractions 1.5% no tendency to deformity
  • Hardness (Chaláis-Meudon) 1.8 soft wood
  • Fusta de creixement molt ràpid, és menys estable que altres pins de creixement més lent