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Limba - Frake
Limba - Frake

TREE DATA: The tree is reported to attain heights of 150 feet (46 m) at maturity, with trunk diameters of 4 to 8 feet (1.2 to 2.4 m) above broad plank-like buttresses. The tree develops boles that are often straight, well-developed and clear of branches to about 90 feet (27 m).

REGION: Africa.

COUNTRY: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaire.

HEARTWOOD COLOR: Limba on the commercial market is reported to be either of two colors: uniformly cream, pale yellow or grayish brown sometimes with nearly black, irregular streaks which give the wood an attractive appearance. Sapwood and heartwood are not clearly differentiated.

COMMON USES: Decorative veneer, Furniture , Interior construction, Joinery, Paneling, Plywood.

MOVEMENT IN SERVICE: Seasoned material is reported to be dimensionally stable, with only small movement in use.

LIMBA – FRAKE

GREEN

DRY

UNIT

Bending Strength

6000

8800

Psi

Max. Crushing Strength

2780

4730

Psi

Stiffness

770

1010

1000psi

Hardness

490

Lbs

Shearing strength

1410

Psi

Specific Gravity

0.38

0.45

Weight

34

Lbs/cu.ft.

Density (Air-dry)

34

Lbs/cu.ft.

Radial Shrinkage (G-->OD)

4

%

Tangential Shrinkage (G-->OD)

6

%

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