|BOTANICAL NAMES||Pterygota macrocarpa.|
|ORIGINS FAMILY||It belongs to the family of Sterculiaceae.|
|GROWTH AREA||This tree grows below the ground of tropical area of the West Africa, especially in Cameroon and in the Ivory Coast.|
|SPECIFIC WEIGHT||Green 900 kg/m³ – Dried 700 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.|
|TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES||Sapwood and heartwood are not clearly distinguished.
The wood has a pale yellow / gold color which tends to darken with yellowish gray tones over time.
It has a fairly coarse texture.
Generally it has a slightly oily and not at all elastic structure.
|DRYING METHOD||The artificial drying must be processed very slowly and carefully to avoid splitting and warping.|
|MAIN USES AND WORKING||You can work very well with all the tools present in carpentry.
Moreover, it can be planed and cleaned very well and, for these reasons, it is considered a very decorative wood.
This is a wood used in the furniture industry, in plywood factories that produce veneers and furniture of normal production.
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