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KEVAZINGO/BUBINGA

KEVAZINGO-BUBINGA

Guibourtia demeusei

KEVAZINGO-BUBINGA

BOTANICAL NAMES Guibourtia demeusei.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Leguminosae Caesaipiniaceae.
GROWTH AREA This tree is diffused in the West equatorial area of Africa, from Cameron through Gabon and Congo.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 1150 kg/m³ – Dried 900 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES Sapwood and heartwood are clearly distinguished.
The first is whitish or light brown and is useless;
Instead the heartwood is violet-red with some darker streaks.
It is a very hard and heavy wood, characterised by a strong resistance to termites.
It presents a homogenous and fine texture and a decorative fibre.
DRYING METHOD The artificial drying must be processed very slowly and carefully to avoid splitting and warping.
MAIN USES AND WORKING This wood is difficult to saw, but joints with nails and screws hold well.
Thanks to its characteristics, the Kevazingo/Bubinga, is widely used to make veneers, luxury furniture, turned objects and objects in general.
It is also used for floors, chairs, heavy carpentry and both indoor and outdoor coatings.

SANGIORGI LEGNAMI spa

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
Share Capital € 7.764.800,00.
R.E.A.Registration n n. 347792
Business Register BO n. 61694
Fiscal code and VAT registration n. 04163110374
Mechanised processing code 029562.

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