SIMPUR (Dillenia Excelsa) is also known as Dillenia wood.
Simpur trees can grow up to 25m high.
Also known as Dillenia wood. Simpur trees can grow up to 25m high. The reddish brown with purplish caste extends a classy strand with silvery smooth “Oak-like” figurines that exudes a sense of longevity with its dense and moderate coarse hardwood character. Simple dark grained towards its length and slight interlock on the quarter sawn brings this wood to the finest in wood characteristics. Suit classic design themes, when creatively conceptualized and featured, will stand out in any most contemporary interior design theme.
WOOD SPECIES DETAILS
NAME IN OTHER COUNTRIES
Papuana (Maluku), Obovata (Jawa), Katmon (Phillipines), Dillenia (India)
Jawa, Irian, Timor, Sumba, Maluku
The tree can reach from 25-30m in height and diameter can reach up to 50cm.
Heartwood is brown reddish and becoming lighter at outer part.
Grain is straight and tight pores.
A moderate weathering characteristic and good resistant to termite and bugs attack.
MODULUS OF RUPTURE
MODULUS OF ELASTIC
Tough to work with hand tools and machining.
Furniture, flooring, decking, veneers and carvings.