Decking

Woods that can be used:

  • Belian
  • Chengal
  • Giam
  • Merbau

Belian

  • Heartwood is light brown to bright yellow, darken on exposure to deep reddish brown, dark brown or even black colour with age.
  • Sapwood is well defined in colour.
  • Texture is moderately fine.
  • Timber is Highly durable.

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Specifications

ProductBelian Decking
Common NameBelian
Botanical NameEusideroxylon zwageri
OriginMalaysia
Moisture ContentBelow 18%
Density835-1185 kg/M3
Bending Strength178 N/mm2
Mod of Elasticity18300 N/mm2
Janka Hardness3020 pound-force
ColourYellowish Brown, turn to dark brown after seasoning
DurabilityHigh

Chengal

  • Heartwood is light yellow-brown with a distinct greenish tinge, darkening on exposure to dark purple-brown or rust red.
  • Sapwood is well-defined.
  • Grain is interlocked, texture is fine and even.
  • Very durable and very high resistance to termite.

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Specifications

ProductChengal Decking
Common NameChengal
Botanical NameNeobalanocarpus heimii
OriginMalaysia
Moisture ContentBelow 18%
Density915-980 kg/M3
Bending Strength149 N/mm2
Mod of Elasticity19600 N/mm2
Janka Hardness2130 pound-force
ColourYellowish brown, turn to dark brown after seasoning
DurabilityHigh. Practically impervious to Termites

Giam

  • Heartwood is light yellow-brown with a distinct greenish tinge, darkening on exposure to dark purple-brown or rust red.
  • Sapwood is well-defined.
  • Grain is interlocked, texture is fine and even.
  • Very durable and very high resistance to termite.
  • As the character and appearance are similar to chengal, it is a good substitution of chengal wood.

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Specifications

ProductGiam Decking
Common NameGiam
Botanical NameHopea Ferrea
OriginMalaysia
Moisture ContentBelow 18%
Density850-1200 kg/M3
Bending Strength122 N/mm2
Mod of Elasticity16500 N/mm2
Janka Hardness2240 pound-force
ColourYellowish brown, turn to dark brown after seasoning
DurabilityHigh

Merbau

  • Heartwood is yellowish to orange-brown when fresh, weathering to brown or dark red brown.
  • Sapwood is well-defined and pale yellow in colour.
  • Grain is interlocked.
  • Texture is coarse but even.
  • Very Durable and Very high resistance to termites.

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Specifications

ProductMerbau Flooring
Common NameMerbau
Botanical NameIntsia Palembanica
OriginMalaysia / Indonesia
Moisture ContentBelow 15%
Density515-1040 kg/M3
Bending Strength116 N/mm2
Mod of Elasticity15400 N/mm2
Janka Hardness1925 pound-force
ColourBrown to Reddish Brown
DurabilityHigh. Practically impervious to Termites