Botanic name Populus alba, It belongs to the family of Salicaceae. This wood is easily found in the European temperate climatic areas, it grows in Europe, Asia and USA.
Specific weight – Green 750 Kg/m³ – Dried 450 Kg/m³.
Characteristic: The sapwood is whitish, and differs slightly from the heartwood from
ivory-white to brownish.
The wood is light, soft, but very elastic.
It has a fine to medium texture, with regular grain.
Durability is poor, in particular towards fungi attacks.
Drying process must be carried out very slowly but without any particular problem.
This wood is easy to work;
It is generally used in crates for fruit, furniture, matches and plywood.
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