Merbau

Scientific name:
Origin:
Tree size:

Common use:

General Information

Intsia spp.Africa

Southeast Asia and Australia

130-200 ft (40-60 m) tall,

4-5 ft (1.2-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Heavy structural use

Joinery - Exterior

Joinery - Interior

Flooring

Technical Information

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

 

815 (kg/m3) 

0.68, 0.82

7,620 N

145.2 Mpa

15.93 Gpa

73.4 MPa

Radial: 2.9%

Tangential: 4.8%

Volumetric: 8.0%

T/R Ratio: 1.7

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