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Yellow Balau

Yellow Balau

Generi Shorea, Hopea, Upuna – Family Dipterocarpaceae

This wood is very hard with curly grain, is very resistant from a mechanical point of view and is quite hardwearing.
It is used in naval and civil construction..

Yellow Balau origin area

Tropical forests of South Eastern Asia, Borneo and Indonesia.


Yellow Balau technical file

Density 900 KG/M3
Shrinkage Medium high
Hardness High
Flexion resistance 1350 KP/CM2
Compression Resistance 700 KP/CM2
Colour Dark brown