Please refer to The Wood Database for detailed information on this species.
Teak has been reported as a sensitizer with the most common reactions including skin, eye and respiratory irritation. Please refer to Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information.
|Common Name(s)||Teak, Burmese Teak|
|Scientific Name||Tectona grandis|
|Distribution||Native to southern Asia Widely grown on plantations throughout tropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.|
|Tree Size||100-130 ft (30-40 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter|
|Janka Hardness||1,070 lbf (4,740 N)|
|Average dried weight (12% MC)||41 lbs/ft3 (655 kg/m3)|
|Density (specific gravity at 12%MC)||0.66|
|Modulus of Rupture||14,080 lbf/in2 (97.1 MPa)|
|Modulus of Elasticity (MOE)||1,781,000 lbf/in2 (12.28 GPa)|
|Crushing Strength||7,940 lbf/in2 (54.8 MPa)|
|Shrinkage||Radial: 2.6%, Tangential: 5.3%, Volumetric: 7.2%, T/R Ratio: 2.0|
- Product Code: Teak Raw
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: $12.20