Erythrophleum ivorense A.Chev. Syn.- E. micranthum Harms, Erythrophleum suaveolens Brenan.
Tali, Elondo, African oak.
All our Elondo comes from west, center and east Africa.
Elondo is rated as Exterpark wood fitness A.
COLOR: yellow-brown to red-brown.
Will fade to silver grey if exposed to U.V. rays.
High density wood with no risk to be attacked by termite.
GRAIN: very interweaved
HARDNESS: 8.5-(10.0) very hard
Volumetric: 13.7-14.5% (0.53-0.67)
Tangential: 8.3-9.2% (0.25-0.33)
Radial: 5.1-5.4% (0.14-0.20)
DURABILITY: very resistant against the action of fungi, termites and marine xylophagi.
Static bending - bending strenght: 120-177 N/mm2
Elasticity Module: 13.000 - 19.000 N/mm2
Axial compression: 75 - 86 N/mm2
Perpendicular compression: 17 N/mm2 (ASTM)