Scientific Name: Chlorophora Excelsa

Other Names: African Teak

Type: Imported Hardwood

Origin: East and West Africa

Appearance: Light brown or golden-orange to brown.

Characteristics: This relatively inexpensive teak substitute has interlocked, coarse, and sometimes irregular gain. Nail and screw holding are good. Calcium carbonate deposits have blunting effect on tools.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.5 Fair Good 1260 1.46 12400

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