Bamboo Plywood

Bamboo plywood is a wood-based material.

Material Properties

Compressive (Crushing) Strength80 MPa (12 x 103 psi)

Density0.7 g/cm3 (44 lb/ft3)

Dielectric Strength (Breakdown Potential)0.5 kV/mm (0.020 V/mil)

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus18 GPa (2.6 x 106 psi)

Elongation at Break3.0 %

Poisson's Ratio0.39

Shear Modulus1.3 GPa (0.19 x 106 psi)

Specific Heat Capacity1680 J/kg-K

Strength to Weight Ratio57 kN-m/kg

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)40 MPa (5.8 x 103 psi)

Thermal Conductivity0.17 W/m-K

Thermal Diffusivity0.14 m2/s

Thermal Expansion4.0 µm/m-K

The length of each bar compares the given value to the highest value in the database.

Further Reading

Wood Handbook: Wood as an Engineering Material, Forest Products Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, 1999