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AFRORMOSIA

AFRORMOSIA

Pericopsis elata

AFRORMOSIA

BOTANICAL NAMES Pericopsis elata.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Leguminosae-Papilionatae.
GROWTH AREA This tree develops below ground of the Guinea coats, between the Congo, the Ivory Coast and Cameroun.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 1100 kg/m³ – Dried 750 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES The sapwood is narrow, whitish, with a marked tendency to yellow.
Instead, the heartwood is characterised by a brown-yellow colour with darker streaks.
Its fine texture and its regular fibre give to this wood pleasant appearance.
The Afrormosia is considered a decorative wood, infect it is often used for furniture of value as substitute for Teak.
It is a hard and compact wood, easy to work and with only a single polishing, we obtain a wonderful sheen.
DRYING METHOD It can easily be dried with very good results.
MAIN USES AND WORKING This wood is used for the production of a large range of items in the transformation industry: from mosaic floor to nautical furniture.
Thanks to its resistance to atmospheric agents, it is used for external constructions.

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Registered office in BOLOGNA – Via Guido Reni, 2/2
Administrative and operative Headquarters in IMOLA - via Provinciale Selice, 54/A IMOLA – via Provinciale Selice, 54/A
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R.E.A.Registration n n. 347792
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Fiscal code and VAT registration n. 04163110374
Mechanised processing code 029562.

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