Amoora

Amoora Spp
amoora 1200
Amoora Spp

Sapwood is straw coloured and is sharply differentiated from the heartwood, which is brick red or dark red when fresh, darkening to dark red brown or walnut brown on exposure. Grain is interlocked or irregular. Texture is slightly coarse and even. Also known as Bekak.

Properties

DENSITY 700
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 117
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 2.5%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 7.0
FINISH Excellent
DURABILITY Durable
MACHINING Fair
SPLIT RESISTANCE Fair
SPLIT RESISTANCE Excellent
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION Asia Pacific
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.70
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 17
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 2.5%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Available
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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