Azobe / Ekki

Scientific name:
Origin:
Tree size:

Common use:

General Information

Lophira alata

Africa

100-150 ft (30-46 m) tall,

5-6 ft (1.5-1.8 m) trunk diameter

Heavy structural use

Decking

Marine or freshwater construction

Technical Information

Density :
Specific Gravity:
Janka Hardness:
Modulus of rupture:
Elastic Modulas:
Crushing Strength:
Shrinkage: 

 

1065 (kg/m3) 

0.82, 1.06

14,330 N

195.8 MPa

18.99 GPa

95.8 MPa

Radial: 8.0%

Tangential: 11.1%

Volumetric: 18.3%

T/R Ratio: 1.4

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