- Relation between contractions 1.73% no tendency to deformity.
&;8226; Hardness (Chaláis-Meudon) 1.2 softwood.
Resistance to static flexion 620 kg/cm2.
Elasticity module 59,500 kg/cm2.
Resistance to compression 285 kg/cm2.
Resistance to parallel traction 480 kg/cm2 .
Although it is the same botanical species, it is marketed under two names:
SAMBA (Ivory Coast): may have mineral stain and bluish wood – In the The molding sector is usually used when it is covered with paper or sheet metal and/ or if it is not lacquered or varnished in its natural color since when varnished they would be appreciated these stains, therefore it is necessary to dye it.
AYOUS (Cameroon): Wood most selected by color, it is usually whiter.