CHERRY

Prunus avium

Botanical names Prunus avium, appartiene alla famiglia delle Rosaceae. herry is widespread in the Eastern United States mainly in Pennsylvania and Virginia.

The specific weight is 550 Kg/m³ al 12 % C.U.

Sapwood and heartwood are slightly distinguished: the first is narrow and yellow instead the heartwood is brown-pink and tends to become darker when seasoned.

It has a straight and uniform fibre while the texture is medium.

This wood has a poor durability with low resistance to the insect and fungi attacks if not treated.

It dries quickly with a rather accentuated shrinkage but after treatment it is very stable.

This wood is used for musical instrument production, for naval constructions, for pipes and for valuable woodworks.

It is also widely used by the furniture industry as well as fixtures with high-class finishes, wall and floor tile manufacturing.

Etna Legno s.r.l.

Registered office: Via Paolo VI, 47

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Admininistrative and operative Headquarters: S.S.121 Km 28 – C.da Monafria

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Etna Legno s.r.l.

Registered office: Via Paolo VI, 47

95031 Adrano (CT)

Admininistrative and operative Headquarters: S.S.121 Km 28 – C.da Monafria

95047 Paternò (CT)

Contacts

+39 095 62 16 53

info@etnalegno.it

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