Emeri (Idigbo, Framire)

FAS - (First Seconds)

Properties

BOTANICAL NAME Terminalia ivorensis
DENSITY 560 kg/m3 (can vary by up to 20%)
DISTRIBUTION Occurs in Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, southern Nigeria, in parts of the rain forest and throughout the deciduous forest areas.
DRYING Emeri dries readily and well, with little distortion and splitting, and shrinkage is small.
DURABILITY Moderately durable
ENVIRONMENTAL CREDENTIALS FSC and 3rd party COC available
ORIGIN West & Central Africa
PHYSICAL/STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES Iroko has excellent strength properties, comparing well with teak, though weaker in bending and in compression along the grain. It has excellent strength properties, being as strong and stiff as English oak in bending, although considerably softer and less resistant to shock loads. It splits easily and has been used in West Africa for roof shingles.
PURCHASING CYCLE 12 month
STORAGE ADVICE Under cover
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS Joinery - Exterior, Joinery - Interior, Decking.
WORKING QUALITIES Medium - The timber works easily with most hand and machine tools. It has little dulling effect on cutting edges and a clean finish is obtained in most operations. There is a tendency however, for the grain to pick up when quarter-sawn material is planed.

Emeri (Idigbo, Framire)

Product Code Stocked Environmental Credentials
KD FSC FAS (Emeri)
78mm H0006732 Y
65mm H0006731 Y
52mm H0006730 Y
40mm H0006279 Y
26mm H0006278 Y
KD Legal FAS (Emeri)
78mm H0006429 Y 3rd Party COC
65mm H0006428 Y 3rd Party COC
40mm H0006426 Y 3rd Party COC
34mm H0006425 Y 3rd Party COC
26mm H0006424 Y 3rd Party COC
KD FAS (Emeri)
52mm H0006255 Y Call Office for more info
40mm H0006254 Y Call Office for more info
34mm H0006285 Y Call Office for more info
26mm H0006253 Y Call Office for more info