Common Name(s): Atlantic White Cedar, Southern White Cedar
Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis thyoides
Distribution: Coastal plain regions of eastern United States
Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 1-2 ft (.3-.6 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight: 24 lbs/ft3 (380 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .31, .38
Janka Hardness: 350 lbf (1,560 N)
Modulus of Rupture: 6,800 lbf/in2 (46.9 MPa)
Elastic Modulus: 930,000 lbf/in2 (6.41 GPa)
Crushing Strength: 4,700 lbf/in2 (32.4 MPa)
Shrinkage: Radial: 2.9%, Tangential: 5.4%, Volumetric: 8.8%, T/R Ratio: 1.9
Size Description: Available in surfaced or rough-sawn. Typically sold in a particular thickness and then random widths and lengths. Shingles available in 5”, 7”, and 8” reveal. Available natural, primed, or painted.
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