Tiama

  • Entandrophragma angolense D.C.
    Entandrophragma congolense A.Chev.
  • English: Tiama
  • Africa

Description

&;8226; Sapwood: Pink white
&;8226; Heartwood: reddish brown
&;8226; Fiber: slightly intertwined, it can contain great amounts of rubbers

Applications

&;8226; Exterior furniture for green areas, and urban areas
&;8226; Interior carpentry, doors, stairs, paneling, molding, baseboads, friezes, floorings
&;8226; Exterior carpentry, doors and windows
&;8226; Interior and exterior carpentry
&;8226; Decorative panels
&;8226; Naval construction

Capacity of being impregnated

&;8226; Sapwood: Capable of being impregnated
&;8226; Heartwood: No capable of being impregnated

Mechanization

&;8226; Sawing process: No difficulties
&;8226; Drying process: No difficulties
&;8226; Planing process: No difficulties
&;8226; Gluing process: No difficulties
&;8226; Nailing and screwing process: No difficulties
&;8226; Finish: No difficulties

Physical properties

&;8226; Semi-heavy.
&;8226; Partially nervous wood.
&;8226; Softwood.
&;8226; Sheet: suitable.

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