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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 1 Physical properties of wood boards with three different grain patterns

From: Flexural anisotropy of rift-sawn softwood boards induced by the end-grain orientation

Species Grain pattern Grain angle (°)a,b Density (g/cm3)a MC (%)a,c
Chamaecyparis obtusa Flat 4.1 (1.22)d 0.38 (0.005) 10.6 (0.51)
Rift 49.7 (2.67) 0.41 (0.014) 9.7 (0.38)
Quarter 81.4 (3.60) 0.40 (0.002) 10.0 (0.86)
Cryptomeria japonica Flat 4.9 (2.40) 0.35 (0.015) 11.4 (0.31)
Rift 43.3 (5.55) 0.33 (0.005) 10.6 (0.93)
Quarter 83.6 (1.98) 0.34 (0.002) 11.7 (0.58)
Populus suaveolens Flat 8.9 (3.40) 0.44 (0.020) 9.3 (0.35)
Rift 47.8 (1.95) 0.39 (0.006) 9.9 (0.74)
Quarter 86.2 (1.35) 0.41 (0.007) 10.0 (0.50)
Cerasus serrulata Flat 7.3 (2.39) 0.69 (0.010) 9.3 (0.31)
Rift 51.7 (16.3) 0.68 (0.016) 9.3 (0.10)
Quarter 83.3 (4.91) 0.65 (0.009) 9.6 (0.42)
  1. aMean value of five specimens; bgrowth ring angle in the transverse plane; cmoisture content; dstandard deviation