wenge 2400

Wenge

Millettia Laurentii

The clearly defined heartwood is dark brown, with very close, fine, almost black veins. The closely spaced whitish bands parenchyma give the wood a most attractive appearance. It is fairly straight grained with a coarse texture.

Origin
Africa
Density
910

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
910
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
152
Radial Shrinkage
3%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
10.0
Finish
Good
Durability
Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Fair
Split Resistance Nailing
Fair
Gluing
Fair
Growing Region
Africa
Specific Gravity
0.74
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
16
Tangential Shrinkage
6%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
No
Availability
Available