Transi Bois

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DOUSSIE

Family : FABACEAE-CAESALPINIOIDEAE (angiosperm)

Scientific name (s) : Afzelia africana, Afzelia bella, Afzelia bipindensis, Afzelia pachyloba

Log description 

  • Diameter: from 60 to 90 cm
  • Sapwood thickness: 2 to 5 cm
  • Buoyancy: non-buoyant

Physical properties

  • Density: 0.80
  • Monnin hardness: 7.7
  • Coefficient. Volume shrinkage: 0.44%
  • Total tangential shrinkage: 4.4%
  • Total radial shrinkage: 3%
  • Fiber saturation point: 19%

Uses

  • Shipbuilding (frame)
  • Exterior carpentry
  • Stairs (inside)
  • Bridges (parts not in contact with ground or water)
  • Siding
  • Current furniture
  • Parquet (heavy or industrial)
  • Frame
  • Sliced ​​veneer
  • Shipbuilding (plating and deck)
  • Interior carpentry
  • Parquet
  • Paneling
  • Luxury furniture
  • Cooperage-winery
  • Heavy frame
  • Shingles
  • Bridges (in contact with soil or water)