TALI WOOD / SASSWOOD
We supply TALI Round Logs, Rough Square, Band Sawn, and Cut to sizes of the wood as per the specification provided by the buyer organization. The general technical specifications of the Tali Wood are as given below:
Botancal Name: Erythrophleum Suaveolens
Color: The heartwood is yellowish brown to reddish brown and darkens upon exposure. The sapwood is distinctive in the whitish to pinkish-white color.
Grain: The grain is typically highly interlocked.
Workability: Easy to work with both hand and machine tools. Also has excellent finishing qualities.
Physical Properties: Fine pores, scattered and numerous. Texture is medium and uniform. This species is very high density, resulting in a very hard wood. It is a very durable wood and suitable for exterior use, even untreated. Excellent stability, with high bending strength qualities.
Uses: joinery, flooring, railway sleepers, harbor and dock work, turnings, construction and bridges. It is also used in boat building and marine construction.
Origin: Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Central and West Africa.