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TERAP - (Artocarpus spp. (Light species), Parartocarpus spp. and Antiaris toxicaria.)

TERAP

Type : Light Hardwood

Durability : Non-Durable 5-10

Treatability : Moderately easy to treat

panelling strip flooring furniture joinery crates plywood planking pallets Suitable for light construction boxes pattern-making handles of non-striking tools other decorative work

Distribution

Found mainly in lowland forests; one species (P. venenosus) is found in swamp forests.





General Description

Sapwood generally not differentiated from the heartwood, which is yel low to light yellowbrown. Occasionally, a dark brown heartwood with an orange tinge is developed, in which case the sapwood is distinct. Grain is interlocked. Texture is moderately coarse to coarse and even. Vessels are with simple perforations, generally moderately large or very large, few or very few in number, generally solitary, the rest in radial pairs and multiples of 2 to 5 in a series and occasionally clustered. Deposits are commonly present. Wood parenchyma is moderately abundaht to abundant, vasicentric, aliform or locally contfluent or confluent. Rays are medium-sized, visible to the naked eye.

Physical properties

Air-Dry Density: 400 - 560 kg/m³

Shrinkage Radial: 1.5 - 2.0 %

Tangential: 2.9 - 4.4 %

Seasoning: Dries fairly fast to fairly slowly with little or no degrade

Recommended Kiln Schedule: n.a.

Mechanical Properties

Strength Group: D

Static Bending MOE: 10,300 - 12,000 N/mm²

MOR: 67 - 68 N/mm²

Compression Strength Perpendicular To Grain: 3.03 - 3.17 N/mm²

Parallel To Grain: 34.80 - 35.00 N/mm²

Shear Strength: 9.20 N/mm²

Working Properties

Planing: Easy to slightly difficult           Finish: Rough

Boring: Easy                                      Finish: Rough

Turning: Easy                                    Finish: Rough

Nailing: Good

Usage Images

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Strip flooring

Strip flooring

Strip flooring

Strip flooring

Strip flooring

Strip flooring

Strip flooring

Furniture

Furniture

Furniture

Furniture

Joinery

Joinery

Joinery

Joinery

Joinery

Crates

Crates

Crates

Crates

Crates

Plywood

Plywood

Plywood

Plywood

Planking

Planking

Planking

Planking

Planking

Pallets

Pallets

Pallets

Pallets

Pallets

Pallets

Pallets

Pallets

Suitable for light construction

Suitable for light construction

Suitable for light construction

Boxes

Boxes

Boxes

Boxes

Pattern-making

Pattern-making

Pattern-making

Handles of non-striking tools

Handles of non-striking tools

Handles of non-striking tools

Other decorative work

Other decorative work

Other decorative work

Other decorative work

Other decorative work

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