Please refer to The Wood Database for detailed information on this species.  

Wenge wood dust has been reported to cause abdominal cramps, irritation of the skin and eyes and is a sensitizer. Wenge splinters can take a long time to heal and are more likely to become infected than other woods.  
Please refer to Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information.


Specifications
Common Name(s) Wenge
Scientific Name Millettia laurentii
Distribution Central Africa
Tree Size 60-90 ft (18-27 m) tall, 3-4 ft (1-1.2 m) trunk diameter
Janka Hardness 1,930 lbf (8,600 N)
Average dried weight (12% MC) 54 lbs/ft3 (870 kg/m3)
Density (specific gravity at 12%MC) 0.87
Modulus of Rupture 21,990 lbf/in2 (151.7 MPa)
Modulus of Elasticity (MOE) 2,550,000 lbf/in2 (17.59 GPa)
Crushing Strength 11,710 lbf/in2 (80.7 MPa)
Shrinkage Radial: 4.8%, Tangential: 8.1%, Volumetric: 12.9%, T/R Ratio: 1.7

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