nbox 2400

Northern Box

Tristania Obovata

Sapwood yellow, tinged with red, merging into pink brown or red brown heartwood. Texture fine, even. Grain interlocked. Pores filled with gummy solid deposits. Wood is siliceous, with no distinct odour. Timber does not leach. Also known as Pelawan.

Origin
Asia Pacific
Density
900

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
900
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
123
Radial Shrinkage
5%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
10.0
Finish
Fair
Durability
Durable
Machining
Fair
Split Resistance Screwing
Fair
Split Resistance Nailing
Fair
Gluing
Poor
Growing Region
Asia Pacific
Specific Gravity
0.90
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
15
Tangential Shrinkage
10%
Stability
Fair
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
No
Availability
Available