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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.

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Facts Tali

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
Shrinkage: 14,5


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