Gilbertiodendron dewevrei


BOTANICAL NAMES Gilbertiodendron dewevrei.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Fabacées – Césalpinioidées.
GROWTH AREA This tree grows in the forests of Central Africa, mainly in the Congo, Gabon and Cameroun areas.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 900 kg/m³ – Dried 730 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES Freshly sawn Limbali has a uniform pale red-brown color, often with a green or coppery glow.
The sapwood has yellowish white to light pink-brown color while the heartwood while the heartwood has a color that goes from reddish to brown.
The wood structure is straight, and sometimes interlocked.
The texture is mainly coarse.
DRYING METHOD The artificial drying must be processed very slowly and carefully to avoid splitting and warping.
MAIN USES AND WORKING This wood can be work well without difficulties.
The use of hard metal tools is advised, since the wood contains Silica, causing a blunting effect.
The gluing and finishing properties are quite good.
Thanks to its favourable properties, Limbali can be used for both interior and exterior use such as construction components, door- and window frames, facades, decking, stairs and parquet.


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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