Movingui

  • Distemonanthus benthamianus Baill
  • English: Movingui
  • Tropical Africa

Movingui

Description

&;8226; Sapwood Colour: light yellow.
&;8226; Heartwood colour: intense lemon colour

Applications

&;8226; Decorative panels
&;8226; Exterior and interior carpentry
&;8226; Naval construction
&;8226; Store for chemical products
&;8226; Cooperage
&;8226; Turning

Capacity of being impregnated

&;8226; Sapwood: Medium capacity of being impregnated
&;8226; Heartwood: No capable of being impregnated.

Mechanization

&;8226; Sawing process: difficulties arise from risk of repelling
&;8226; Gluing process: No difficulties
&;8226; Nailing and screwing process: pre-drilling is required
&;8226; Finish: No difficulties

Physical properties

&;8226; Apparent density (12% humidity): 710 Kg/m3. Semi heavy to heavy wood
&;8226; Dimensional stability:
- Volumetric contraction coefficient 11% partially nervous wood
&;8226; Hardness (Chaláis-Meudon) 5.6. semi-hardwood

Mechanical properties

&;8226; Resistance to static flexion 1,320 Kg/cm2
&;8226; Elasticity module 114,500 Kg/cm2
&;8226; Resistance to parallel compression 600 kg/cm2

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