Antiaris africana


BOTANICAL NAMES Antiaris africana.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Moracea.
GROWTH AREA This tree grows below the ground of tropical area of the West Africa.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 600 kg/m³ – Dried 450 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES Sapwood and heartwood are slightly distinguished;
The sapwood has a whitish color that tends to darken over time.
It has a medium texture and an interlocked fibre.
The Ako is susceptible to insect and fungal attack, so it is recommended to treat it before.
DRYING METHOD The artificial drying must be processed very slowly and carefully to avoid splitting, warping and internal stains.
MAIN USES AND WORKING Ako is a wood used to make cheap furniture, packaging, planks and frames.


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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