This African hardwood is soft and light, but has a good strength and is an incredibly shaping friendly specie. Abachi is light lemon yellow with a silky glow, the color can be darkened over years.
Abachi has a wide range of possible applications, among others moldings, sauna, furniture, joinery and carvings. Abachi does not taint, therefore it can be used for packaging in the food industry.
|Botanical name: Triplochiton scleroxylon|
|Origin: West Africa|
|Weight: about 400 kg/m3|
|Moisture Content: 8-12 %|
|Janka hardness: 270|
|Modulus of rupture: 30.0 MPa|
|Bending strength: 560|
|Modulus of elasticity: 6.69 GPa|
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