meranti lr 2400

Meranti Light Red

Shorea spp.

Heartwood is pale to mid red-brown. Sapwood yellow, pink or grey and usually distinguishable. Texture coarse but even. Grain interlocked, usually giving a ribbon or strip figure to the radial surface.

Origin
Asia Pacific
Density
400

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
400
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
66
Radial Shrinkage
2.8%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
2.0
Finish
Good
Durability
Non Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
Asia Pacific
Specific Gravity
0.4
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
9
Tangential Shrinkage
5.1%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Widely