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PODO - (Podocarpus spp.)

PODO

Type : Softwood

Durability : Non-Durable 5-10

Treatability : N/A

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Distribution

Generally confined to hills and mountain forests.





General Description

Sapwood is not differentiated from the heartwood, which is light yellow with a greenish tinge or light golden brown. Grain is straight. Texture is very fine and even. Growth rings are present but not always apparent, demarcated by layers of thicked-walled tracheids. Vessels are absent. Wood parenchyma is not visible even with a hand lens. Rays are very fine and not conspicuous.

Physical properties

Air-Dry Density: 415 - 735 kg/m³

Shrinkage Radial: n.a.

Tangential: n.a.

Seasoning: Seasons well without serious degrade

Recommended Kiln Schedule: n.a.

Mechanical Properties

Strength Group: C

Static Bending MOE: 10,500 N/mm²

MOR: n.a.

Compression Strength Perpendicular To Grain: n.a.

Parallel To Grain: 48.50 N/mm²

Shear Strength: 7.80 N/mm²

Working Properties

Reported to be easy to work and the planed surface is smooth.

Usage Images

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Panelling

Interior finishing

Interior finishing

Interior finishing

Interior finishing

Interior finishing

Interior finishing

Interior finishing

Interior finishing

High class cabinets and furniture

High class cabinets and furniture

High class cabinets and furniture

High class cabinets and furniture

Used for many decorative purposes

Used for many decorative purposes

Used for many decorative purposes

Used for many decorative purposes

Used for many decorative purposes

Fancy plywood and flooring

Fancy plywood and flooring

Fancy plywood and flooring

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