Java Walnut Technical Species Information

Detailed scientific and mechanical properties for Java Walnut Hardwood Lumber

Java Walnut

  • Description: Java Walnut is a Southeast Asian species. It is a heavy, hard and strong wood of golden-brown to reddish-brown colour with interlocked or wavy grains. Its surface is lustrous, moderately coarse, with striped textured grains. It is used for production of flooring, furniture, cabinetry, sills, posts, door and window frames.
  • More Info: We stock 3-5/8" wide in prefinished only in Java Walnut.
  • Other Names: Dialium spp., Kerandji, Keranji, Khleng, Nyamut, Xoay, Kralahn
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Java Walnut Lumber Scientific Properties and Technical Specifications

  • Janka Hardness: 2,450 pounds
  • Strength (MOR): 27,200 psi
  • Stiffness (MOE): 2,690 1000 psi
  • Density (KG/m3): 800
  • Color: Golden-brown to red-brown heartwood with clearly demarcated lighter sapwood
  • Photosensitivity: Low
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 6.6 %
  • Radial Shrinkage: 4.2 %
  • Family: Leguminosae
  • Tree Characteristics: Dialium spp
  • Geographic Area: Southeast Asia - Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Texture: Medium to Coarse
  • Grain: Interlocked to wavy
  • Luster: Variable
  • Durability Rating: Moderately durable
  • Drying Characteristics: Rated as moderately difficult to dry
  • Working Characteristics: Moderately difficult to work
  • Applications: Flooring, Furniture, Cabinetry, Sills, Posts, Windows and Doors
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