Data For: Quercus spp.

Common Uses:
Encino
Oak
Roble
Roble amarillo
Roble colorado
Roble encino
Roblecito
White oak
Common Uses:
Cooperages
Flooring
Mine timbers
Piling
Posts
Railroad ties
Decorative veneer
Parquet flooring
Plain veneer
Numerical Values in Metrics:
Category Green Dry Unit
Bending Strength 928 570 kg/cm2
Max. Crushing Strength 245 464 kg/cm2
Impact Strength              112 117 cm
Stiffness                      77 106 kg/cm2
Work to Maximum Load      0.77        0.93  kg/cm3
Hardness 617 KG
Shearing Strength  129    KG     
Specific Gravity 0.60          0.67
Weight 721 kg/cm3
Radial Shrinkage (G->OD)                    5%               
Tangential Shrink. (G->OD)                  9%                
Volumetric Shrink. (G->OD) 16%              
English Numerical Values:
Category Green Dry Unit
Bending Strength 8100 13200 psi
Max. Crushing Strength 3480 6600 psi
Stiffness   1090 1510 psi
Work to Maximum Load                            11 13 in-lbs/in3
 Hardness                  13 lbs
Shearing Strength                                 1870 lbs
Specific Gravity                  0.60      0.67 1000psi
Weight                 63 45 lbs/cu.ft.
Radial Shrinkage (G->OD)                          5%
Tangential Shrink. (G->OD)                               9%
Volumetric Shrink. (G->OD)                  16%