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OKOUME’

OKOUME’

Aucoumea klaineana

OKOUME’

BOTANICAL NAMES Aucoumea klaineana.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Burseraceae.
GROWTH AREA This tree grows below the ground of tropical area of the West Africa.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 850 kg/m³ – Dried 650 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES Sapwood and heartwood are clearly distinguished;
The sapwood has a grayish color while the heartwood is salmon pink.
It has a medium texture and a straight but sometimes interlocked grain.
DRYING METHOD The wood dries well without any particular problems.
MAIN USES AND WORKING Okoumè is widely used in carpentry, specifically for frames and fixtures, to build boxes of various kinds as well as objects.
This wood is also used for plywood, multi-layer panels and for various jobs in the construction of light boats;

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