Species: Acacia Mangium

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Acacia Mangium
Species profile
Family:FABACEAE-MIMOSOIDEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Asia and Oceania
Local and common name(s)
Acacia Mangium, Black Wattle, Mangge Hutan, Kayu Safoda, Kra Thin Tepa, Brown Salwood, Tongke Hutan, Arr,
Scientific name(s)
Acacia Mangium, Racosperma Magnium (synonymous),
Typical use
Current furniture or furniture components, Interior panelling, Formwork, Fiber or paticle boards, Interior joinery, Blockboard, Boxes and crates,
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Interlocked Grain:Absent
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Typical colour:Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:46 (+/- 3) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,52 (+/- 0,05)
Static bending strength:105 (+/- 6) MPa
Strength class:
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 3-4 - Moderately to poorly durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 3 - Poorly permeable
Technical descriptions from the software Tropix 7 [1], with permission of the Research Unit Biomass, Wood, Energy, Bioproducts [2], CIRAD [3].

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