IROKO - D40
Iroko also known as Kambala, comes from the Moraceae family, it may also be known by it's latin name Chlorophora Excelsa. Iroko originated from Africa and it is graded to D40, it is a very durable and dense timber with an interlocked grain.
It is generally golden yellow to brown in colour which darkens over time, lighter vessel lines are conspicuous on flat sawn surfaces. It dries fairly rapidly and well without much degrade. The wood nails and screws well, glues satisfactory, and when the grain is filled, an excellect finish can be obtained.
Iroko's main uses include, marine work, cabinetmaking, piling, cladding, boat building, decking, furniture, flooring and joinery.
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We have a wide variety of lengths and sizes of C16 and C24 timbers in stock, for more information on our graded timber contact our experienced sales team on 01683 221082 or alternatively email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Ryder Services we also supply hardwood timbers which are graded up to D70, including Greenheart, Ekki, Opepe, plus many other species.