Bubinga 1200

Bubinga

Guilbourtia Demeusei

Heartwood dark reddish brown with occasional dark veins. Sapwood pale. Fine even texture. Straight interlocked grain. A hard timber which finishes well. Contains resin and an aromatic substance. Slow drying. Strong and resilient. Also known as African Rosewood.

Origin
Africa
Density
925

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
925
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
173
Radial Shrinkage
5%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
12.0
Finish
Excellent
Durability
Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
Africa
Specific Gravity
0.71
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
18
Tangential Shrinkage
8%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Available