"Janka Hardness/Stability Scale Charts"

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Stability Scale
Janka Hardness Scale
Mulberry-StrandWoven
3680
0.00129
Ipe
Bamboo-StrandWoven
3540
0.00129
Cumaru
Mesquite
2900
0.00129
Bamboo-StrandWoven
2350
Traditional Natural Bamboo
0.00144
Jatoba-Brazilian Cherry
Merbau
2345
0.00158
Mesquite
PalmWood-StrandWoven
2250
0.00162
PalmWood-StrandWoven
Australian Cypress
2200
0.00162
Mulberry-StrandWoven
Teak
2200
0.00186
Cabreuva-Santos Mahogany
Purpleheart
1850
0.00212
Tigerwood
Cabreuva-Santos Mahogany
1820
0.00238
Sucupira
Heart Pine
1800
0.00263
Hickory
Southern Yellow Pine
1450
0.00265
Maple
Douglas Fir
1360
0.00267
White Oak
Black Walnut
1320
0.00274
Ash
White Ash
Red Oak
1290
0.00274
Jatoba-Brazilian Cherry
1280 Traditional Natural Bamboo
0.00300
Yellow Birch
Birch
1210
0.00338
Hard Maple
1180 Traditional Carbonized Bamboo
0.00353
White Oak
0.00365
Walnut
1010
Red Oak
950
0.00369
Cherry
Hickory
0.00411
Pine
540
American Beech
440
0.00431
Fir
While Janka values give a general sense of hardness, many other
factors also contribute to a wood floor’s durability, including the type
of cut (i.e. plainsawn, quartersawn), denseness of cell structure, and
finish used.
Stability Scale
Janka Hardness Scale
Mulberry-StrandWoven
3680
0.00129
Ipe
Bamboo-StrandWoven
3540
0.00129
Cumaru
Mesquite
2900
0.00129
Bamboo-StrandWoven
2350
Traditional Natural Bamboo
0.00144
Jatoba-Brazilian Cherry
Merbau
2345
0.00158
Mesquite
PalmWood-StrandWoven
2250
0.00162
PalmWood-StrandWoven
Australian Cypress
2200
0.00162
Mulberry-StrandWoven
Teak
2200
0.00186
Cabreuva-Santos Mahogany
Purpleheart
1850
0.00212
Tigerwood
Cabreuva-Santos Mahogany
1820
0.00238
Sucupira
Heart Pine
1800
0.00263
Hickory
Southern Yellow Pine
1450
0.00265
Maple
Douglas Fir
1360
0.00267
White Oak
Black Walnut
1320
0.00274
Ash
White Ash
Red Oak
1290
0.00274
Jatoba-Brazilian Cherry
1280 Traditional Natural Bamboo
0.00300
Yellow Birch
Birch
1210
0.00338
Hard Maple
1180 Traditional Carbonized Bamboo
0.00353
White Oak
0.00365
Walnut
1010
Red Oak
950
0.00369
Cherry
Hickory
0.00411
Pine
540
American Beech
440
0.00431
Fir
While Janka values give a general sense of hardness, many other
factors also contribute to a wood floor’s durability, including the type
of cut (i.e. plainsawn, quartersawn), denseness of cell structure, and
finish used.