|BOTANICAL NAMES||Gilbertiodendron dewevrei.|
|ORIGINS FAMILY||It belongs to the family of Fabacées – Césalpinioidées.|
|GROWTH AREA||This tree grows in the forests of Central Africa, mainly in the Congo, Gabon and Cameroun areas.|
|SPECIFIC WEIGHT||Green 900 kg/m³ – Dried 730 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.|
|TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES||Freshly sawn Limbali has a uniform pale red-brown color, often with a green or coppery glow.
The sapwood has yellowish white to light pink-brown color while the heartwood while the heartwood has a color that goes from reddish to brown.
The wood structure is straight, and sometimes interlocked.
The texture is mainly coarse.
|DRYING METHOD||The artificial drying must be processed very slowly and carefully to avoid splitting and warping.|
|MAIN USES AND WORKING||This wood can be work well without difficulties.
The use of hard metal tools is advised, since the wood contains Silica, causing a blunting effect.
The gluing and finishing properties are quite good.
Thanks to its favourable properties, Limbali can be used for both interior and exterior use such as construction components, door- and window frames, facades, decking, stairs and parquet.
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