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Platan

Description

General

Origin: Europa (Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany), North-East America. Fine grain, strong, tough medium hard. Good machinability, screwing and nailing. Lower Heating Value 17.11 MJ

Properties

Chemical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
4.5 4.5 % Idemat 2003
%

Electrical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
kV/mm
%
V
Ohm.mm²/m

Manufacturing Properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Mechanical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
81.5 107 MPa Idemat 2003
41 53 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
580 kg/m³ Idemat 2003
%
MPa
J/cm
MPa
5.3 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
MPa
8600 12700 MPa Idemat 2003

Optical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Thermal properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
°C
°C
°C
J/kg.K
W/m.K
e-6/K

Environment

1.31 mPt
1.15 Pt
123 mELU
1.92 MJ/MJ
34.9 MJ
2.59 kg
0.1 kg
Platan is imported from Belgium, Luxemburg and Germany. The wood is cultured. The transport from (and to) the plantage to the factory for processing requires 500km in total by trailer and again 250km vice versa from factory to Rotterdam by trailer.

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