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Wengé

Wengé

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Freshly cut, Wengé has a light brown-yellow colour. When exposed to light it quickly becomes dark brown. The sapwood is 25-50 mm thick and has a yellow-white colour.

Properties of this timber species

General
• Botanical name: 1. Millettia laurentii, 2. Millettia stuhlmannii
• ATIBT name: Wengé

Quality requirements
• Wengé is included in the list of approved timber species for application in wooden façade elements (SKH-Publication 99-05). This means that frames with a KOMO® product certificate can be manufactured with Wengé

Uses
• Furniture and panelling (both in solid and veneer form), stair treads, banisters, parquet floors and floorboards, door and window frames, doors (quarter cut posts and thresholds), turned goods, sculptures, frames

Durability
• Resistance to fungi: class 2 (durable)
• Resistance to insects: Termites class D (sapwood and heartwood very durable)

Density
• (750)-780-830-900-(1000) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content
• Fresh 1100-1200 kg/m3

source: Houtvademecum © 2010 Centrum Hout Almere, 10e herziene druk

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