Merbau solid (non- coating)
standard : 15×90×450 ~ (up)
Product description and features
-Scientific name : 12 species including intsia palembanica Miq.
-Name : As a word of being used in Malaysia, it is called generically Intsia group.
-Distribution : It is distributed in the whole area of South East Asia in the torrid zone, and is distributed up to 1,000m in altitude vertically.
-Tree type : As the large wood of reaching 50m in tree height and 100~150cm in DBH, the tree bark is gray or reddish brown, thereby being smooth.
-Material color : Heartwood has the yellow or reddish brown stripe in the early of lumbering.
Sapwood is flower yellow or lemon yellow, thus the material of heartwood is being notable in division.
-Material quality : The grain of wood is crossed, and sometimes shows the Pasan pattern. Dry weight in air is 0.76, and export rate is very low.
Intensity is strong in compressive strength with 697kg/㎠, flexural strength with 1,327kg/㎠, and shear strength with 92~99kg/㎠.
Endurance is very high, and processing and grinding are good.
It is strong in insect pests, and is not good in injecting antiseptic solution.