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Teak, Plantation

This beautiful and elegant tropical specie is very popular in the worldwide wood working industry. The core tree is golden to mid-brown, which darkens with age.

The wood is both elastic and hard, and with generally good strength properties. Plantation Teak varies from wax yellow to a lighter gray-green. Used for furniture and countertops.

More broad and smaller dimensions than other Teak species, which is also oilier. There may also be several knots in the plantation teak.

Teak, Plantation

Botanical name Tectona grandis
Origin West American
Weight About 550 kg/m3
Shrinkage 5,00
Modulus of elasticity 12.28 GPa
Bending strength 850
Modulus of rupture 54.8 MPa
Janka hardness 450
Moisture content 8 – 10 %


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