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.
|Scientific Name||Millettia laurentii|
|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|
- Product Code: Wenge Raw
- Availability: Out Of Stock
- Ex Tax: $12.00