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Padauk, African Padauk, or vermillion, is a heartwood of orange to brown-red color. It is primarily found in Central and tropical west Africa jungles. The straight grain texture of Padauk makes it easy to work with. Common uses include flooring, music instruments, veneer, furniture, etc.

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Buy Wholesale Padauk Lumber

Padauk, African Padauk, or vermillion, is a heartwood of orange to brown-red color. It is primarily found in Central and tropical west Africa jungles. The straight grain texture of Padauk makes it easy to work with. Common uses include flooring, music instruments, veneer, furniture, etc. Looking to buy Wholesale Padauk Lumber quality and certified Padauk Sawn Timber? Check out the quality, Specification, Grade, exporting and supplying services and Measurements of our Padauk timber at African Forest Timber Ltd.

Padouk d´Afrique Specie Information

Origin Africa
Prominent tradenames
Padouk d’Afrique
Corail
Padouk
Commercial restrictions No commercial restriction

SPECIES RESUMÉ

SCIENTIFIC DATA AND RISK

FAMILY FABACEAE (ANGIOSPERM) RISK
SCIENTIFIC NAME(S) SYNONYMOUS CITES: IUCN:
Pterocarpus soyauxii
Not listed NE
Pterocarpus osun
Not listed NE
Pterocarpus tinctorius
Not listed NE

LOCAL AND COMMON NAME(S)

ATIBT Pilot Name
Padouk d’Afrique
Angola
Tacula
Belgium
Corail
Cameroon
Mbel
Cameroon
M’Bèl
Central African Republic
Padouk
Republic of the Congo
Kisésé
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mongola
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mukula
Democratic Republic of the Congo
N’ Gula
Equatorial Guinea
Palo Rojo
Gabon
M’Bèl
Italy
PADUK
Nigeria
Osun
Netherlands
Padoek
United Kingdom (UK)
African Padauk
United Kingdom (UK)
Barwood
United Kingdom (UK)
Camwood
United Kingdom (UK)
Padauk

Nomenclature générale des bois tropicaux, 7e edition, 2016 – ATIBT

APPEARANCE

Grain Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain Slight
Sapwood Clearly demarcated
Texture Coarse
Typical Color Red

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Crushing Strength 65 MPa +/- 8
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC) 0.79 g/cm3 +/- 0.09
Stability Stable
Static bending strength 116 MPa +/- 24

DURABILITY AND RESISTANCE

Dry Wood Borers Class D – Durable
Fungi Class 1 – Very durable
Termites Class D – Durable
Treatability Class 2 – Moderately permeable

TYPICAL USE

Hydraulic works (seawater), Flooring, Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Bridges (Parts in contact with water or ground), Vehicle or container flooring, Ship building (ribs), Turned goods, Exterior joinery, Interior joinery, Industrial or heavy flooring, Sliced veneer, Sleepers, Bridges (Parts not in contact with water or ground), Heavy carpentry, Ship building (planking and deck), Seats, Stairs (inside), Sculpture

 

Additional information

Lumber Options

Padouk Sawn Timber Customize, Padouk Sawn Timber Slabs, Padouk Sawn Timber Beams, Padouk Timber Logs, Padouk Timber Mix Request

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