The wenge wood furniture has a distinctive grain, with very good quality, but it is more susceptible to insects than other species of redwood.The furniture that makes by wenge wood looks classy very much. It's very popular with people who are very elegant. and the wenge furniture also has artistic feeling, will be able to reveal master absolutely savour.
The tangential section of the heartwood has a chicken wing (" V "shape) pattern. It has a dense texture. The biggest characteristic of wenge wood is grain beauty and changeful, have the crab claw grain with purple-brown in dark and light color, looks like chicken wing, The name of "Wenge wood" also comes from this. In addition, there are also formed like mountains and rivers clouds landscape painting, fine floating, such as running water, infinite changes.
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Common Name(s): Wenge
Scientific Name: Millettia laurentii
Distribution: Central Africa
Tree Size: 60-90 ft (18-27 m) tall, 3-4 ft (1-1.2 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight: 54 lbs/ft3 (870 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .72, .87
Janka Hardness: 1,930 lbf (8,600 N)
Modulus of Rupture: 21,990 lbf/in2 (151.7 MPa)
Elastic Modulus: 2,550,000 lbf/in2 (17.59 GPa)
Crushing Strength: 11,710 lbf/in2 (80.7 MPa)
Shrinkage: Radial: 4.8%, Tangential: 8.1%, Volumetric: 12.9%, T/R Ratio: 1.7
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