Abura wood - tropical wood with properties of local woods

Who believes tropical woods are always incredibly hard and completely weather- and pest-resistant are the wrong. Abura is the best proof of this, it has very similar characteristics to our native hardwoods, although it comes from Africa. What else sets it apart, read in this post.

Technical data

Measured value descriptionValue
Fresh weight - dry920 kg / m³ - 520 kg / m³
Compressive strengthapprox. 43 N / mm²
Bending strengthapprox. 78 N / mm²

Other designations

As the natural growing area of ​​Abura Wood is getting smaller, it is now one of the endangered species in nature. In the trade, it is still easy to obtain as timber.
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