Timber Exchange
Timber Exchange

   Choose your language
Company log-in
E-mail address
Password
  Forgot password »
Supply & Demand for the Timber Market
Free registration
Register anonymous and for free: join timber professionals around the world who are already part of this global marketplace for buying and selling wood and lumber.

 
« Back to wood species

Specie - Alder/Red, Amerika

Alder/Red, Amerika
Other names
1. Erle (Germany), aune (France), alder, black alder (Great-Brittan), ontano nero (Italy) 2. grey alder (Great-Brittan). 3. red alder (United States).
Botanic name
1. Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. 2. Alnus incana (L.) Moench. 3. Alnus rubra Bong.
Family
Betulaceae
Growth area
1. Europe, West Asia and North Africa. 2. Siberia. 3. North America.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(490-) 530 (-640) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 680-1000 kg/m3.
Sustainability
(van Alnus glutinosa). Moulds 5. Anobium G. Termites G. Hesperophanes G (sapwood). Under water, go along alder use very long. Under very old buildings. in Europe alder pilings which found oneself in very good state, were found.
Illustration
©2001 Stichting Centrum Hout - Almere

Back to top




   © 2010 Timberexchange B.V.  |  Privacy information  |  Disclaimer  |  Contact details  |  General Terms and Conditions