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CHENGAL

Neobalanocarpus heimii

USES


  • Railway sleepers
  • Bridges
  • Wharves
  • Power-line poles
  • Heavy duty flooring
  • Heavy duty furniture
  • Boat building

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  • 70%
  • 25%

Note :
Working properties are rated from Poor ( 0 ) to Excellent ( 5 ).
Treatability is rated from Very Easy ( 0 ) to Very Difficult ( 5 ).


FAMILY

Dipterocarpaceae

CLASSIFICATION

Heavy Hardwood

AIR-DRY DENSITY (KG/M3)

915 – 980

DISTRIBUTION

Tree grows under quite a wide range of conditions of soils and topography in Peninsular Malaysia, from low flat semi- swamps to hills, but appears to thrive best on undulating land with light sandy soils.