Hardwood flooring hardness scale. Hardwood is wood from dicot treesthese are usually found in broad leaved temperate and tropical forestsin temperate and boreal latitudes they are mostly deciduous but in tropics and subtropics mostly evergreenhardwood contrasts with softwood which is from gymnosperm trees. With precision milling we produce the longest board lengths of high grade lumber in many stains and species with our signature warranty. Order up to 3 samples online for 10.
Its available in several varieties. The industry standard for hardness the hardness of a wood is rated on an industry wide standard known as the janka test. The spruce cherry is one of the most popular species used for hardwood flooring.
And youll get free ground shipping plus you get a 10 credit on your next flooring purchase. Superior flooring by herwynen saw mill manufacturers hardwood to retailers across north america. The janka rating is a measure of the amount of force required to push a 444 diameter steel ball half way into a piece of wood.
Bamboo flooring janka hardness scale. The janka hardness scale used to determine whether or not a wood species is suitable for flooring is the primary test measuring woods resistance to wear and dentability. The janka test measures the force required to embed a 444 inch steel ball into the wood by half its diameter.
Highest rated hardwood flooring in canada and united states. This test measures the force required to embed an 1128 millimeter 0444 inch steel ball into wood to half its diameter 0222 inch. Each species used in hardwood flooring has a unique hardness rating which indicates its natural resistance to normal wear and tear in a home.
The janka test is often used to deduce bamboo flooring hardness. American cherry also known as black cherry is notable for its red and pink hues as well as its tight wavy grain. Learn more about bruce hardwood flooring and where to buy beige hardwood cb210 at a store near you.
It is also a good indicator of how hard a specie is to saw.