Type: Hardwood
Family: Betulaceae
Origin: Europe, North Asia
Colour: Birch varies from white to light brown, and sometimes also hints of red and reddish brown.
Characterisitics: Birch is a neutral, yet vivid type of wood, characterized by its

dark pith-spots
Structure: Plexwood - Birch is composed of end grain wood and wood with the grain, glued cross-wise
Strength and dimension stability: Because of the use of cross-glued veneers the surface of the wood is generally stronger than solid

wood of the same dimension and weight, and moreover, the dimension stability is also higher
Hardness: Janka hardness scale rating for Plexwood - Birch is 4822 N (measured by the SHR RC 2115, according to ISO 3350, 1975 08 01)

Plexwood, Niederlande