Kempas is 136% as hard as Red Oak (1710 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
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Kempas is fairly lustrous, with a coarse texture. Its grain can be interlocked or spiraled.
Kempas demonstrates a low level of stability, inferior to Red Oak.
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No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Kempas undergoes a medium degree of muting of the color range over time and a slight darkening to a medium reddish color.
- Color Range
Kempas offers pale white to yellow sapwood with heartwood ranging from orange-red to reddish-brown.