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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Iroko

Militia Excels Syn. Chlorophora Excelsa

Moraceae - The Mulberry Family

Other Common Name(s):

Abang, African Oak, African Teak, Kambala, Lusanga, Mandji, Mokongo, Molundu, Moreira, Mvule, Mvuli, Nigerian Teak, Odum, Oroko, Osan, Rokko, Semli, Tule Moreira, Tule Mufala

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Both Interior and Exterior

Uses:

Exterior Trim, Flooring, Moulding, Millwork, Shipbuilding

Distribution:

Most Iroko comes from Ivory Coast or Cameroon, but generally is available in most African countries.

General Description

The sapwood is typically a pale brown, and the heartwood can vary in color from a light golden-brown to a dark brown. There can be dark spots/steaks, these are calcium carbonate deposits. The grain is interlocked and has a fine and even texture.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

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Working Properties

Machining:
Fair
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Good
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Fair

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
4.08
Specific Gravity:
0.55 - 0.78
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
10,160 - 12,730
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,280 - 1,750
Side Hardness (lbs):
1540

Additional Information

Iroko is similar in appearance and strength to Teak. The wood is also considered easier to work the Teak, however carbide tooling is still needed. Some pieces contain calcium carbonate deposits, which look and feel like stone, and can severally blunt tooling.

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