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WENGE (PANGA PANGA)

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WENGE (PANGA PANGA)
Description

DETAILS

General description: dark brown heartwood with thin blackish veining, well-defined thin whitish sapwood; quite straight grain, coarse texture. The typical and pleasing flame pattern is exhibited on the side strips.

Uses: Boat-building construction in general.

 

QUALITY

Wholly produced in Italy.

Range

Semi-trimmed / Dried our production (ITA)

Semi-trimmed / Dried our production (ITA) II quality

Thicknesses 27/40/50/60/80

Range zone:
Zaire, Cameroon, Gabon.
Botanical name:
Millettia Laurentii.
Trade name:
Wengè, Panga-Panga.
Average specific weight:
880 kg/m3; Relative density: 0.88.