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Malaysian Logs

Meranti

Keruing

Features

  • Botanical/Scientific name: Shorea spp.
  • Color is typically dark reddish or purplish brown.
  • Texture is coarse with interlocked/straight grain.
  • Average Dried Weight: 42 lbs/ft3 (675 kg/m3).
  • Radial and tangential shrinkages are 3.9% and 7.8%.
  • Modulus of Rupture: 12,710 lbf/in2 (87.7 MPa).
  • Elastic Modulus: 1,743,000 lbf/in2 (12.02 GPa).
  • Moderately durable in terms of decay resistance.
  • It is susceptible to insect attack.
  • Easy to work with-stains,glues and finishes well.

Features

  • Scientific/Botanical Name: Dipterocarpus spp.
  • Color varies from yellowish brown to dark reddish brown.
  • Possesses distinct resinous scent.
  • It has a medium to coarse texture.
  • Grains are straight or slightly interlocked.
  • Average Dried Weight: 46 lbs/ft3 (745 kg/m3).
  • Modulus of Rupture: 16,710 lbf/in2 (115.2 MPa.)
  • Elastic Modulus: 2,293,000 lbf/in2 (15.81 GPa).
  • Radial and Tangential Shrinkages are 5.5% & 10.8%.
  • It is reported to be moderately durable.
  • It is moderate to poor resistant towards inesct invasion.
  • Generally easy to work with hands and machine tools.
  • Finishing is difficult due to the exuded resin.

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