Maple/Soft, Amerika

Other names
1. Ahorn, Bergahorn (Germany), érable, sycomore (France), maple, sycamore (Great-Brittan). 2. American hard maple, sugar maple, black maple. 3. American soft maple, red maple, silver maple.
Botanic name
1. Acer platanoides L., A. pseudoplatanus L., A. spec. div.. 2. Acer saccharum MARSH., A. nigrum Michx.f. 3. Acer rubrum L., A. saccharinum L.
Family
Aceraceae
Growth area
1. Europe, West Asia. 2. and 3. Eastern North America and Canada.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
1. (530-)610- 640-680(-800) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 750-900 kg/m3. 2. 720 kg/m3 at 12% moisture content. 3. 540 kg/m3 at 12% moisture content.
Sustainability
Moulds 5. Anobium G. Termites G.

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