Zebrawood

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Zebrawood

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Latin Name: Microberlinia brazzavillensis

Family: Fabaceae or Leguminosae - the Legume family

Other Common Name(s): African Zebrawood, Allen Ele, Okwen, Zebrano, Zingana

Imported Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior and Exterior

Uses
Flooring, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings

Distribution
Zebrawood grows in West Africa, along riverbanks and usually in pure stands.

General Description: The sapwood is white in color. The heartwood is a light golden-brown to light tan-brown with pronounced dark brown streaks. The grain is usually interlocked, which produces a ribbon figure. The texture is medium to coarse

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

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

Physical Properties
Weight (lbs/BF): 3.835
Specific Gravity: 0.70-0.74
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 9,000-13,900
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 1,550-1,800
Side Hardness (lbs): 2090

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Item Availability
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