Acacia wood is a type of wood that is derived from the Acacia genus of trees and shrubs
which are native to Australia but are also found in Asia, the Pacific Islands, Africa and parts of the Americas
NAME IN OTHER COUNTRIES
Australia, Papua New Guinew, South East Asia.
Jawa, Sulawesi Selatan, Timor, Sumba, Maluku
The tree can reach from 10-20m in height and diameter can reach up to 20-30cm.
Heartwood tends to be vary from a light chocolate to greenish dark chocolate. Pale yellow sapwood clearly demarcated from the heartwood with light cream in colour.
Grain can be interlock and sometimes wavy.
Texture is medium coarse to rough, uneven texture but good natural luster.
A good weathering characteristic and very durable regarding decaying.
Low resistant to termite and bugs attack.
450 – 700kg/m3
MODULUS OF RUPTURE
MODULUS OF ELASTIC
Easy to work with hand tools and machining.
Furniture, flooring, decking, veneers and carvings.