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GOMBE’

GOMBE’

Didelotia letouzeyi

GOMBE’

BOTANICAL NAMES Didelotia letouzeyi.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae (angiosperm).
GROWTH AREA This tree grows below the ground of tropical area of the West Africa.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 800 kg/m³ – Dried 650 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES Sapwood and heartwood are well distinguished;
The wood is orange-yellow with the heartwood pink orangey and sometimes greenish brown veins.
It has a coarse texture and an interlocked grain.
The Gombè is medium-durable and is therefore subject to attacks from insects and fungi if not treated.
DRYING METHOD It is a very easy and quick process but it must be carried very carefully to avoid splitting.
MAIN USES AND WORKING This is an easy-to-work wood.
Nails and screws hold well.
Gombè is suitable for both interior and exterior joinery;
This wood is widely used for light carpentry, wood frame house, sliced veneer, boxes and crates.

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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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