Tiama

Scientific name: Entandrophragma angolense D.C.
Entandrophragma congolense A.Chev.

Geographic origin: Africa

Description

  • Sapwood: Pink white
  • Heartwood: reddish brown
  • Fiber: slightly intertwined, it can contain great amounts of rubbers

Capacity of being impregnated

  • Sapwood: Capable of being impregnated
  • Heartwood: No capable of being impregnated

Mechanization

  • Sawing process: No difficulties
  • Drying process: No difficulties
  • Planing process: No difficulties
  • Gluing process: No difficulties
  • Nailing and screwing process: No difficulties
  • Finish: No difficulties

Tiama

Physical properties

  • Semi-heavy.
  • Partially nervous wood.
  • Softwood.
  • Sheet: suitable.

Tiama

Mechanical properties

• Resistance to static bending 920 Kg/cm2

• Modulus of elasticity 100,000 Kg/cm2

• Compression resistance 480 Kg/cm2

Observations

Tiama