Bangkirai is 143% as hard as Red Oak (1798 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Anggelam, Balau, Benuas, Kumus, Penapak
Bangkirai is a robust wood species that remains smooth under friction with a grain that can be straight or spiraled.
Bangkiari demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Bangkirai will fade from its original soft brown yellow color and will become a silver grey color.
- Color Range
Bangkirai heartwood is a brownish yellow, and the sapwood yellowish pale brown.