Vitex (Pacific Teak)

Vitex Cofassus
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Vitex Cofassus

Vitex is a durable hardwood with a pale yellowish to creamy-grey appearance. Texture is fine and slightly lustrous with an even grain.

Properties

DENSITY 700
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 113
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 2%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 5.6
FINISH Excellent
DURABILITY Durable
MACHINING Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Fair
SPLIT RESISTANCE Fair
GLUING Poor
GROWING REGION Asia Pacific
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.7
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 12
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 4%
STABILITY Fair
AVAILABILITY Available
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER No

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