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FDA Approved adhesives
Teak Wood
Categories: Wood and Natural Products; Wood; Hardwood

Material Notes: 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

Key Words: Tectona grandis; Lumber, Timber
Available Properties
  • 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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