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Walnut

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General

Origin: Europe (France, Italy), Asia, North-east America). Is recommended for decorative purposes, especially the roots (wortelnoten). Nice appearance and is easy machinable. Lower Heating Value 18.01 MJ

Properties

Chemical properties

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Electrical properties

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kV/mm
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Ohm.mm²/m

Manufacturing Properties

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Mechanical properties

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99 178 MPa Idemat 2003
46.5 89 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
610 770 kg/m³ Idemat 2003
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J/cm
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90 125 MPa Idemat 2003
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12500 13000 MPa Idemat 2003

Optical properties

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Thermal properties

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J/kg.K
W/m.K
6.5 48 e-6/K Idemat 2003

Environment

1.49 mPt
0.95 Pt
142 mELU
2.16 MJ/MJ
37.3 MJ
2.7 kg
0.1 kg
Walnut is imported from France and Italia. The wood is cultured. The transport from (and to) the plantage to the factory for processing requires 300km in total by trailer and again 1250km from factory to Rotterdam by trailer. The wood is delivered as beams.
Idemat 1998

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