Triplochiton scleroxylon


BOTANICAL NAMES Triplochiton scleroxylon.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Sterculiaceae.
GROWTH AREA This tree grows below the ground of tropical area of the West Africa.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 550 kg/m³ – Dried 450 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES The wood is yellowish-white or even slightly pinkish.
The sapwood and the heartwood are not well distinguished from each other.
This wood has a coarse texture with straight grain.
It is a light wood, which does not possess great qualities of mechanical resistance.
DRYING METHOD The drying process is rapid and does not present particular difficulties.
MAIN USES AND WORKING Samba is an easy-to-work wood.
It is used for light joinery, packaging, plywood, turned objects, general furniture, frames, fixtures and coverings for interiors.


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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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