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...
Grain/Texture: Balsa has a straight grain with a medium to coarse texture and ...
Balsa has excellent sound, heat, and vibration insulating properties, and is also ...
IntroductionMaterial PropertiesFollowup QuestionsFurther Reading. Balsa. Balsa
is a wood-based material. Material Properties. Compressive (Crushing) ...
Balsa wood is a natural cellular material with excellent stiffness-to-weight and
strength-to-weight ratios as well as superior energy absorption characteristics.
known about balsa wood: Balsa wood is the "miracle material" of the hobby world
. It has the best strength-to-weight ratio of any other readily available material.
www.auszac.com/Balsa wood Properties Guide.pdf
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.
Manufacturing Properties ... Balsa wood comes from tropical rain forest in Central
and South America (e.g. Brasil). This causes many serious environmental ...
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.
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 ...
Jun 28, 2012 ... Balsa wood is unique from all other woods. Its properties make it valuable to
bridge builders, wood carvers, surfers, and many others. Bridge ...