Sentang

Sentang

 

Scientific Name:

Azadirachta excelsa  

General Description:

A light hardwood also a single species of Azadirachta excelsa.  

Timber Description:

  • Density: 560-770 kg/m3
  • Heartwood: reddish-brown
  • Sapwood: moderately well differentiated from the heartwood
 

Spot Characters:

  • The timber seasons fairly rapidly with only slight twist and end-checks as the main sources of degrade.
  • grain is interlocked. Texture is slightly coarse and uneven due to a tendency towards a ring-porous structure