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Moso Bamboo

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Description

Moso bamboo is one of the commercially most important bamboo species. Being ready for harvest in less than ten years, bamboo products are ideal for sustainable construction and resource-efficient product design.

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

0.5 - 0.65 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Compressive strength

Rmc

40 - 110 MPa at 20 °C

Elastic modulus

E

5 - 20 GPa at 20 °C

Hardness, Brinell

HB

45 - 63 [-] at 20 °C

Tensile strength

Rm

100 - 400 MPa at 20 °C

Thermal

Specific heat capacity

cp

1400 - 1800 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

0.16 - 0.22 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

Thermal diffusivity

αdiff

0.24 - 0.62 mm²/s at 20 °C

This material data has been provided by Matmatch.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.