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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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Species:

Millwork Addons:

Mocha, African

Autranella Congolensis

Sapotaceae - The Sapodilla Family

Other Common Name(s):

African Mocha, Elanzok, Elang, Kabulungu, Mocha, Mocha Decking, Mukulungu

FSC Available

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Exterior

Uses:

Decking, Exterior Trim

Distribution:

African Mocha is widely distributed throughout the dense equatorial forests of the African continent.

General Description

The sapwood is grayish, and not always clearly demarcated from the heartwood. The heartwood is reddish brown to brown, which occasionally can have darker streaks. The grain is typically straight, but may contain some interlocked grain. The texture is fine.

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

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Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Poor
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Good

Physical Properties

Specific Gravity:
0.68
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
17,200 - 24,000
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
2,350 - 2,470
Side Hardness (lbs):
2300

Additional Information

Sawdust from this species can be very irritating to mucous membranes. Due to a high silica content this wood requires carbide tooling. While the wood hold nails and screws well, pre-boring holes is required.

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  • 4/4 FAS Nominal Dimension
  • 5/4 FAS Nominal Dimension
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