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AZOBE

Azobe has a natural resistance to weathering, termites, insects, and rot. It is durable and widely used in Europe for railroad sleepers, waterways, bridges, locks and the construction of ports and marinas. Excellent for decking, flooring, fences and gates, verandas, and any external work.
  • Name - Azobe
  • Botanical Name - Lophira alata
  • Other Names - Ekki, Bongossi
  • Color - Dark Red, Purple Borwn
  • Grain - Coarse
  • Elasticity modulus at 12% (N/mm2) - 17400
  • Radial Shrinkage (R%) - 7.8
  • Tagential Shrinkage (T%) - 11.5
  • Volumetric mass at 12% moisture content - 1070
  • Net Weight (kg/m3) - 1150-1250
  • Nailing - Pre-drilled essential
  • Gluing - Requires Synthetic Adhesives
  • Finishing - Good
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