Cutting cost $1 per cut.
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This heavy hardwood known as Balau (Genus Shorea/Dipterocarpaceae) can vary from yellow to brown. This wood darkens to deep brown on exposure.
Also known as Selangan batu (Brunnei); Phchok (Cambodia); Sal (India); Anggelam, Balau, Bangkirai and Dammar laut (Indonesia); Mai chik khok (Laos); Thitya (Myanmar); Gisok, Malayakal and Yakal (Philippines); and Aek, Ak, Balao, Takhian-samphon, Teng and Rang (Thailand).
The timber is suitable for all forms of heavy construction, marine construction, ship and boat building, piling, beams, columns (heavy duty), bridges, railway sleepers, vehicle bodies (framework and floor boards), fender supports, door and window frames, staircase, posts, joists, rafters, flooring, decking and heavy duty furniture.
Shrinkage is fairly low, with radial shrinkage averaging 1.1% and tangential shrinkage averaging 2.6%.
The timber falls into Strength Group A (Engku, 1988b) or SG 1 (MS 544:Part 2:2001).