Scientific Name: Dipterocarpus

Other Names: Apitong

Type: Imported Hardwood

Origin: Indonesia and Malaysia

Appearance: Light pink-brown to dark reddish-brown.

Characteristics: Extremely durable and straight grained with coarse texture. High silica content is common, causing a blunting effect on all tooling. Commonly used for truck decks and marine applications.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.9 Good Fair 1520 2.08 19900

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