Buy Wholesale Movingui Lumber
Movingui is an African hardwood that is also known by the names Ayan and Eyen. The wood color is yellowish brown, which gets darker with age. The grain is usually interlocked or wavy but can be straight also. It has a fine to medium texture. Buy Wholesale Movingui Lumber at African Forest Timber Ltd. Due to the presence of silica, the blunting effect is high. Movingui timber is generally easy to work with and can be easily glued, peeled, sliced and finished. It is moderately durable against termite attacks and fungi. The applications for Movingui sawn timber ranges from veneering to panelling, flooring, furniture, joinery, and carpentering. At African Forest Timber Ltd, we supply and export the best quality Movingui sawn timber to our customers at the lowest price in the market. As a top supplier of premium African wood species, we have hundreds of customers all over the world, including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Honduras, Iraq, Vietnam, Canada and other countries who trust us for consistent delivery of premium grade African timber in a variety of wood species. Ready to order? Call us or send an email with your Movingui timber requirements, specifications, estimated shipping date, etc. To know more about the quality, specifications, price and other details, feel free to call us or visit our mill in Douala, Cameroon.
The wood is lemon-yellow to yellow brown. Some logs present a highly figured wood. Possible presence of internal stresses and wind shakes. It has clearly demarcated sapwood. The grain is interlocked and the texture is medium.
The blunting effect is high and peeling and slicing is reported to be good. Some difficulties due to irregular grain. Filling is recommended in order to obtain a better finish. Nailing is good but pre-boring is recommended, especially for large nails (risks of splits).Gluing is correct. It dries normal. It is moderately stable to stable.
Movingui is moderately durableto fungi and is durable to dry wood borers; sapwood demarcated (risk limited to sapwood). The Movingui cannot be used without appropriate preservative treatment for end-uses under biological hazard class 3, except for some parts of a work such as windows, less exposed than others (entrance doors, shutters…).
This species is used for exterior joinery in tropical areas but its use in temperate area is limited as it is prone to Coriolus versicolor fungi attacks.
Movingui can be used for several applications such as:
- Interior: e.g. veneer, panelling, flooring, stairs, high class furniture, sliced veneer, joinery, light carpentry
- Exterior: e.g. panelling, wood frame house, joinery, vehicle and container flooring
Movingui contains water-soluble yellow extracts that can stain the elements in contact with wood under moisture conditions.
References: CIRAD Forestry Department
SCIENTIFIC DATA AND RISK
LOCAL AND COMMON NAME(S)
ATIBT Pilot Name
United Kingdom (UK)
United Kingdom (UK)
Nomenclature générale des bois tropicaux, 7e edition, 2016 – ATIBT
|Grain||Straigth or interlocked|
|Crushing Strength||64||MPa||+/- 11|
|Specific Gravity (at 12% MC)||0.73||g/cm3||+/- 0.06|
|Stability||Moderately stable to stable|
|Static bending strength||116||MPa||+/- 13|
DURABILITY AND RESISTANCE
|Dry Wood Borers||Class D – Durable|
|Fungi||Class 3 – Moderately durable|
|Termites||Class M – Moderately duarable|
|Treatability||Class 4 – Not permeable|
|Sliced veneer, Wood frame house, Interior joinery, Exterior panelling, Stairs (inside), Arched goods, Current furniture or furniture components, Vehicle or container flooring, Shingles, Light carpentry, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Exterior joinery, Interior panelling, Flooring, Cooperage, Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Glued laminated, Turned goods, Resistant to one or several acids|