||Wood and Natural Products; Wood; Hardwood
||Fine dust may be irritant. Good chemical resistance. Resistant to termites. Data is based on small, clear, air-dried samples unless specified.
Usual surface texture: Medium
Dimensional changes when dried lumber is subjected to variations in humidity during service: Small
Resistance to fungal decay (Heartwood in ground contact): Very Durable (Over 25 years)
Resistance to penetration by preservatives: Extremely resistant
Common Applications: Furniture, interior and exterior joinery. Boat building
||Tectona grandis; Lumber, Timber
- Density, Air Dry (12-15% Moisture Content)
- Cell Length, Mature Wood
- Hardness, Wood Indentation, Side
- Tensile Strength, Ultimate, Perpendicular to Grain
- Tensile Strength, Ultimate, Axial
- Modulus of Rupture, Static Bending
- Flexural Modulus, Static Bending
- Compressive Yield Strength, Parallel to Grain
- Machinability, Medium Relative to Other Wood
- Shear Strength, Orientation Unknown
- Impact, J/cm² Toughness
- Shrinkage, Axial; Green to Zero Moisture
- Shrinkage, Radial; Green to Zero Moisture
- Shrinkage, Tangential; Green to Zero Moisture
- Shrinkage, Volumetric; Green to Zero Moisture
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