The relative hardness of wood species is measured using the Janka Hardness Rating. This test measure the force needed to embed a steel ball (.444 inch in diameter) to half its diameter in the piece of 3/4-in. solid wood being tested. The higher the number, the harder the wood. This means the wood is more resistant to indentations.
The measurements is in pounds-force (lbf) to convert to kilonewtons (kN) multiply the rating by 0.00448
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