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Abura

Abura

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General

  • Botanical name: Triplochiton scleroxylon
  • ATIBT name: Obeche
  • Other names: Ayous, Wawa, Samba

 Uses  

  • Used in situations where a light, easily worked wood is needed
  • Furniture components, wall and ceiling panelling, coachbuilding (including caravans), plywood, etc.

 Durability

  • Resistance to fungi: class 5 (not durable)
  • Resistance to insects: Termites and Lyctus class G (sapwood susceptible to damage)

 Density

  • (370)-390-(450) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content
  • Fresh approx. 560 kg/m3

Properties of this timber species

General

  • Botanical name: Hallea ciliata / Hallea stipulosa / Hallea rubrostipulata
  • ATIBT name: Abura
  • Other names: Bahia

 Uses

  • Because Abura is fairly soft, it can be used for sculpturing
  • Furniture industry, turned goods, cutting, models for metal casting, framework, wood products, plywood manufacture

 Durability

  • Resistance to fungi: class 5 (not durable)
  • Resistance to insects: Termites class G (sapwood susceptible to damage)

 Density

  • (450)-560-(640) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content
  • Fresh 900-950 kg/m3

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