Ochroma is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae,
containing the sole species Ochroma pyramidale, commonly known as the balsa
tree. It is a large, fast-growing tree that can gr...
Comments: Balsa is a wood that is famous worldwide. ... Balsa has excellent
sound, heat, and vibration insulating properties, and is also incredibly buoyant: in
IntroductionMaterial PropertiesFollowup QuestionsFurther Reading. Balsa. Balsa
is a wood-based material. Material Properties. Compressive (Crushing) ...
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Balsa wood Properties Guide. Density. 163 ± 10 kg/m³. Compressive Strength¤
low density medium density high density. 4.7 MPa. 12.1 MPa. 19.5 MPa.
Balsa wood is a natural cellular material with excellent stiffness-to-weight and
strength-to-weight ratios as well as superior energy absorption characteristics.
Many of the mechanical properties of wood tabulated in this chapter were ....
Balsa. 0.015. 0.046. 0.054. 0.037. 0.005. Basswood. 0.027. 0.066. 0.056. 0.046.
Manufacturing Properties ... Balsa wood comes from tropical rain forest in Central
and South America (e.g. Brasil). This causes many serious environmental ...
exceptional qualities of balsa wood. ... that something that was as light as balsa
wood could easily ... will have properties intermediate between A and C grain. B-.
These sheets vary a lot in properties, often a single sheet will vary from A to C
grain across its width. If possible, avoid buying sheets that change grain type ...
Jul 23, 2013 ... Ultra lightweight and versatile, balsa wood is used for everything from
aeronautics to ... as a fast-growing tree along with its aesthetic properties.