Amphimas ferrugineus


BOTANICAL NAMES Amphimas ferrugineus.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Leguminosae Cesalpiniaceae.
GROWTH AREA This tree grows below the ground of tropical area of the West Africa.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 800 kg/m³ – Dried 550 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES Sapwood and heartwood are slightly distinguished;
The sapwood has a cream-white color while the heartwood is brownish-yellowish and is going to darken over time.
The wood is heavy, hard and compact, endowed with good resistance but subject to the attacks of insects and fungi if not treated.
It has a coarse texture and a straight grain.
DRYING METHOD The artificial drying must be processed very slowly and carefully to avoid splitting and warping.
MAIN USES AND WORKING This wood does not give particular problems, even if nails and screws require a pre-drilling to avoid splits.
The Latì is widely used in interior carpentry, furniture, frames, planks, panels and decorative plywood.


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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