Dark Red Meranti Hardwood Technical Species Information

Detailed scientific and mechanical properties for Dark Red Meranti, Seraya Hardwood Lumber

Dark Red Meranti

  • Description: Dark red meranti (DRM) is found in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. It is a very popular wood among architects and designers because if its high luster and good machining properties. In Europe, DRM has long been used for the production of sophisticated joinery products, such as doors, window frames, and doors. DRM sports a great mixture of yellow, white, and red tones creating a very warming combination of colors.
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  • Other Names: Shorea negrosensis, Aprit, Aruas, Babanganon, Philippine mahogany, Dark red seraya, Red lauan, Tampalasaha
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Dark Red Meranti Lumber Scientific Properties and Technical Specifications

  • Janka Hardness: 780 pounds
  • Strength (MOR): 12,700 psi
  • Stiffness (MOE): 1,770 1000 psi
  • Density (KG/m3): 730
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  • Tangential Shrinkage: 6.6%
  • Radial Shrinkage: 3.4%
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