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teak burma

TEAK BURMA

Tectona grandis

TEAK BURMA

BOTANICAL NAMES Tectona grandis.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Verbenaceae.
GROWTH AREA The native Teak comes from Burma.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT The specific weight depends from the original provenience of the tree, but it can be value from 550kg/m³ to 750kg/m³.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES Sapwood and heartwood are clearly distinguished.
The first is thin, whitish and completely different from the colour of the heartwood which is brownish green just sawed or worked and tends to become darker when exposed to air.
This wood is oily to the touch and so it has a great resistance to humidity and to the parasite attacks.
It has a coarse texture and straight grain.
DRYING METHOD The artificial drying doesn’t present difficulties but it must be done very slowly.
MAIN USES AND WORKING Teak is mainly used for many kind of shipbuilding: from boats to the above deck structures, deck cabins, etc.
This wood is required for the production of valuable and fine furniture, decking for external use, parquet, plywood and decorative sliced veneers.

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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
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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