Burmese Teak

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DESCRIPTION
Burmese Teak heartwood is a uniform golden brown without markings. Grain is usually straight to slightly wavy. Texture is coarse, uneven and oily to the touch, sometimes with a white glistening deposit.
Weight varies from about 38lbs to 43lbs per cu. ft.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Southeast Asia (Burma, Union of Myanmar)

MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
Medium bending and high crush strength. Low stiffness and resistance to shock. Fissile and brittle with great dimensional stability. Moderate steam bending characteristics.

WORKING PROPERTIES
Medium resistance to cutting tools with a severe blunting effect. Pre-drilling required for nailing. Gluing is good on freshly planed or sanded surfaces. Fine machine dust is a skin irritant. Stains well and takes a satisfactory finish, especially an oil finish.
DURABILITY
Very durable. Susceptible to insect attack. Extremely resistant to preservative treatment.

SEASONING
Dries well, but slowly. Variations in drying rates can occur in individual pieces. Standing trees are girdled and left to dry for three years before felling. Small movement.

USES
Extensively used in ship and boat building for decking, rails, hatches, etc. Furniture and cabinetmaking, flooring, garden furniture, chemical vats, fume ducts, laboratory benches, plywood, and decorative veneers.

COMMENTS
Acid and fire resistant.

Size : 11mm x 73mm / 11mm x 90mm / 18mm x 95mm custom size

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