Meranti

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This species is sourced from Malaysia, typically a dark reddish brown, with white resin streaks commonly present. It is available with PEFC certification. Meranti is moderately durable and is reported to dry rapidly and well, with little degrade. Some slight distortion may occur in denser types. Typical applications are furniture making, cladding, general joinery and plywood. The timber works well with a smooth finish when machined and takes coatings well.

Available Grades:-
Grade O verview - Select & better
Grade Character - Colour is red to dark brown, planed surfaces fairly lustrous in appearance with surface being course. No knots, limited pin hole.

Properties
BOTANICAL NAMEShorea spp.
PHYSICAL/STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES It has superior bending, flexibility and crushing strength than that of European Oak, although it is not as hard
MOISTURE CONTENT 12 - 14% Kiln Dried
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS General joinery, furniture, plywood and cladding
DENSITY
WASTAGE ALLOWANCE 25 - 40%
ORIGIN South East Asia
DURABILITY Moderately durable
ENVIRONMENTAL CREDENTIALS MTCC or similar accreditation
STORAGE ADVICE Product needs to be kept undercover in dry conditions
SUPPLIED FINISH Sawn boards or machined to profile
WORKING QUALITIES Works well with a smooth finish when machined, takes a stain or coating well
STABILITY Kiln dries well with little distortion, remains stable in the majority of joinery applications
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