Kempas has a reddish/golden, later darker red core. Kempas is a strong and durable hardwood type with high impact strength, but not commen used in the wood industries. Especially used in heavy structures such as bridge decks and horse boxes.
|Botanical name: Koompasia malaccensis|
|Weight: about 850 kg/m3|
|Moisture Content: 18-20 %|
|Janka hardness: 1750|
|Modulus of rupture: 67.3 MPa|
|Bending strength: 1070|
|Modulus of elasticity: 20.09 GPa|
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