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Intisa palembanica Miq.Syn -I.bakeri
Merbau, Molucan Ironwood, Eisenholz.
Location and traceability:
All our Merbau comes from enviromentally friendly sustainable plantations in Indonesia which are certified and currently being under control of FSC audit. All boards can be unmistakably traced by DNA.
Merbau is rated as Exterpark wood fitness A+.
COLOR: red to brown.
Will fade to silver grey if exposed to U.V. rays.
High density wood with no risk to be attacked by termite.
GRAIN: straight or interweaved
DENSITY: 730-800-830 Kg/m3
HARDNESS: 6.4 very hard
CONTRACTION: very stable
Tangential: 4.4% (0.26)
Radial: 2.7% (0.13)
DURABILITY: very durable or durable against the action of fungi and termites.
Static bending - bending strenght: 10-155 N/mm²
Elasticity Module: 12.700 -17.900 N/mm²
Axial compression: 58-85 N/mm²
Perpendicular compression: 6,4 - 10,0 N/mm² (ASTM)
Shear stress: 12,4 -17,4 N/mm²