Azfelia bella Harms
Azfelia africana Smith.
Location and traceability:
All our Doussie comes from plantations in west and centrer Africa.
Doussie is rated as Exterpark wood fitness A+ .
Will fade to silver grey if exposed to U.V. rays.
High density wood with no risk to be attacked by termite.
GRAIN: straight, sometimes could be interweaved
DENSITY: 730-800-830 Kg/m³
HARDNESS: 7.4 - hard
CONTRACTION: moderately nerved
Volumetric: 7.8% (0.44)
Tangential: 4.2-4.6% (0.27-0.34)
Radial: 3.0-3.1% (0.19-0.21)
DURABILITY: very resistent against the action of fungi and termites, not attackable by lyctids.
Static bending - bending strenght: 110-150 N/mm²
Elasticity Module: 12.200 - 17.700 N/mm²
Axial compression: 63-85 N/mm²
Perpendicular compression: -
Shear stress: 7.4-14.6 N/mm²