Avodire, QC

SanFoot Avodire QC

Specie Details

Common Names

Avodire

Scientific Name

Turraeanthus africanus

Grain/Texture

Grain can be straight, wavy, or irregular and interlocked. Texture is fine, with a high natural luster, and small to medium-sized open pores.

Color/Appearance

Pale yellow or cream, darkening with age to a golden yellow. Heartwood and sapwood usually look the same.

Specie Data

  • Distribution:Western and central regions of Africa, near lakes and streams
  • Tree Size:80-115 ft (25-35 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter
  • Average Dried Weight:38 lbs/ft3 (610 kg/m3)
  • Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC):.48, .61
  • Janka Hardness:1,080 lbf (4,800 N)
  • Modulus of Rupture:15,670 lbf/in2 (108.1 MPa)
  • Elastic Modulus:1,570,000 lbf/in2 (10.83 GPa)
  • Crushing Strength:7,770 lbf/in2 (53.6 MPa)
  • Shrinkage:Radial: 4.6%, Tangential: 6.7%, Volumetric: 12.0%, T/R Ratio: 1.5
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