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TIMBERS FROM CAMEROON/SURINAME

TALI

Description and it's uses overall

Mainly imported from countries like cameroon,suriname Tali is one of the most used timbers. It is used widely in joinery,railway sleepers,flooring.In the case of harbor and dock work-tali Tali proves to be really handy.It is also used in marine construction.

SAPELLI

Description and it's uses overall

Sapelli is generally imported from countries like Suriname,cameroon.It contains a cedar-like smell.It is used in Veneer, plywood, furnitures,cabinetry,flooring, boatbuilding and many other purposes. It consists of good natural luster.

PADOUK

Description and it's uses overall

Imported from cameroon,suriname padouk is used in different purposes.Veneer, flooring, turned objects, musical instruments, furniture, tool handles, and other small specialty wood objects. It has a pleasing scent while working.It is very easy to work with.Padauk turns, glues, and finishes well.

Features

  • Botanical/scientific name: Erythrophleum suaveolens
  • The heartwood is yellowish brown to reddish brown
  • The sapwood is whitish to pinkish-white color.
  • Texture is medium and uniform
  • Grain is highly interlocked
  • Easy to work with both hand and machine tools
  • Tali contains high density with:1050 kg/m3
  • It is a very durable wood
  • It has excellent stability, with high bending strength qualities
  • Also has great finishing qualities
  • Glues very well with adhesives,machines averagely.
  • Nailing property is good enough
  • Screwing property is moderate

Features

  • Scientific Name: Entandrophragma cylindricum
  • Heartwood is golden to dark reddish brown in color
  • Contains fine uniform texture
  • Grains are interlocked,sometimes wavy
  • Sapelli has a distinct, cedar-like scent
  • The density of this wood is:670 kg/m3
  • Modulus of Rupture: 15,930 lbf/in2
  • Elastic Modulus: 1,746,000 lbf/in2
  • Crushing Strength: 8,750 lbf/in2
  • Radial aand tangential shrinkages are 4.8% & 7.2%
  • Troublesome in terms of machining operation
  • Shows blunting effect on cutters
  • It turns,glues,finishes well

Features

  • Botanical/Scientific name:Pterocarpus soyauxii
  • Consists of coarse,open texture
  • Grain is usually straight,sometimes interlocked
  • It has a faint pleasing scent
  • The density is:745 kg/m3
  • Modulus of Rupture: 16,830 lbf/in2
  • Elastic Modulus: 1,700,000 lbf/in2
  • Crushing Strength: 8,130 lbf/in2
  • Radial and tangential shrinkages are 3.3% & 5.2%
  • Has excellent decay resistance,overall durable
  • Despite tearout padauk is easy to work with
  • It turns,glues and finishes well

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