The core of Tali is described as yellow-brown to dark or chocolate brown with gray or almost black stripes. The African Tali has a slightly lighter shade. There are scattered coarse leeks, filled with red sharpik edgedes. Tali is difficult to work, pre-drilling is always necessary. Hard to ignite. Used for harbors, waterworks as well as sleepers and bridge decks in addition to cladding and decking.
|Botanical name: Erythrophleum suaveolens|
|Origin: West Africa|
|Weight: about 900 kg/m3|
|Moisture Content: 12-14 %|
|Janka hardness: 2920|
|Modulus of rupture: –|
|Bending strength: 1310|
|Modulus of elasticity: 12.04 GPa|
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