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TERENTANG - (Campnosperma spp.)

TERENTANG

Type : Light Hardwood

Durability : Non-Durable 5-10

Treatability : Easy to treat

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Distribution

Found in stream valleys, in poorly drained and swampy forests.





General Description

Sapwood is not clearly differentiated from the heartwood, which is bright pink when fresh and taking on a grey tinge on exposure. Grain is interlocked. Texture is fine and even. Vessels are moderately small to just about medium with scalariform perforation plates; moderately numerous or very numerous, diffuse, evenly distributed without any arrangement, solitary and in radial pairs and multiples of 3 to 4 and few seemingly tangential or oblique pairs and occasional clusters. Wood parenchyma is absent or indistinct: Rays are very fine or fine. Horizontal intercellular canals are clearly visible with a hand lens and in some cases visible to the naked eye.

Physical properties

Air-Dry Density: 320 - 560 kg/m³

Shrinkage Radial: 1.6 - 2.1 %

Tangential: 3.2 - 5.5 %

Seasoning: Dries very fast to fairly slowly without serious degrade

Recommended Kiln Schedule: n.a.

Mechanical Properties

Strength Group: D

Static Bending MOE: 7,000 N/mm²

MOR: 42 N/mm²

Compression Strength Perpendicular To Grain: 2.21 N/mm²

Parallel To Grain: 22.40 N/mm²

Shear Strength: 7.50 N/mm²

Working Properties

Planing: Easy                                        Finish: Rough and wooly

Boring: Easy                                         Finish: Rough

Turning: Easy                                       Finish: Rough

Nailing: Excellent

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