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Wenge

Botanical Name
Millettia laurentii

Other Names
-

Origin
Congo (ex-Zaire)

Sapwood Colour
Pale yellow or gray distinct from heartwood

Heartwood Colour

Dark brown to black with fine black/white lines

Grain
Fairly straight

Texture
Medium to coarse

Common Uses
Flooring, stairs, interior carpentry turnery.

 
Physical Properties at MC 12%
Density
kg/m3

865

Specific gravity
-
1
Hardness
N
10600
Bending Strength
N/mm2
155.0
Stiffness
N/mm2
17000
Radial shrinkage
%
3
Tangential shrinkage
%
6
Working Properties
Stability
xx

Bending

x
Machining
xxx
Screwing
xx
Gluing
x
Painting
x
Sanding
xx
Staining
x
xxxx = excellent
xxx = good
xx = fair
x = not good
 
   
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