The splint is whitish to delicate yellow and useless. The core tree is lemon yellow, later ocher yellow with darker veins when exposed to light. Poor fracture strength, but resistant to static and mechanical impact. Especially used for building cutters, among other things, benches and facades.
Furthermore, Bilinga can be suitable for boat construction, canoes, floors, furniture and selected logs can be used for furniture. Veneer cutting is also possible.
|Botanical name: Nauclea trillesii|
|Origin: West Africa|
|Weight: about 750 kg/m3|
|Moisture Content: 8-10 %|
|Janka hardness: 806|
|Modulus of rupture: 95 MPa|
|Bending strength: 973|
|Modulus of elasticity: 5.3 GPa|
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