Yellow Balau

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General Information

Shorea spp.

Southeast Asia

150-200 ft (45-60 m) tall,

3-6 ft (1-2 m) trunk diameter

Heavy structural use

Marine or freshwater construction

Decking

Technical Information

Density :
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850 (kg/m3) 

0.69, 0.85

7,120 N

122.3 MPa

16.95 GPa

70.9 MPa

Radial: 5.5%

Tangential: 10.1%

Volumetric: 15.7%

T/R Ratio: 1.8

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