Thursday, August 16, 2012

Hardwood Strength: Which Species Is Best? [INFOGRAPHIC]

When searching for a hardwood flooring material, there are many important factors to consider. One of these factors is the wood's strength. In hardwood flooring, strength is measured in psi, or, pounds per square inch. Also known as modulus of rupture (MOR), a wood's strength is a measure of its load-carrying capacity. In other words, it's the amount of weight a species can withstand before the board starts to bend or break. The following infographic shows the 10 strongest hardwood species you can find. Enjoy!

top ten strongest hardwood species

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