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  • Durabiity:  Good
  • Strength class: D50
  • Mass volume: 1000-1050 kg/m3
  • Colour: Middle- to dark brown
  • Texture: Fine to moderate
  • Drying: Wood slowly absorbs moisture
  • Hardness: 8400 N
  • Screwing/nailing: Pre-drilling recommended
  • Finishing surface: Good
  • Botanical name: Dicorynia guianensis
  • Family : Leguminosae (Caesalpiniaceae)

 

DESCRIPTION

Because of its resistance to pile worm and its strength, Basralocus hardwood is ideally suited for use as sheet piling and construction timber in hydraulic engineering, such as for fendering, jetties, purlins and groynes In countries of production it is used for furniture, the lighter wood being the preferred choice

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MACHINING

Fresh wood of Basralocus is easier to work with than when the wood has dried up.

ORIGIN AREA

Surinam, Brazil, French Guyana

OTHER NAMES

Guyana teak, Basterd locus (Surinam), angélique (French Guyana), angelica do para (Brazil)

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