Botanical name: Shorea ssp.
Weight: 930 kg/m3
Origin: Southeast Asia

 

The stated weight (kg/m3) is measured with a moisture percentage of approx. 12%. The botanical name of Bangkirai is Shorea ssp. (Shorea Atrivernosa, Shorea Foxworthyi, Shorea Gisok, Shorea Glauca, Shorea Leavis and Shorea Maxwelliana). Its heartwood tends to be light to medium brown in color which turns into a darker reddish brown color by daylight.

Also, it could be difficult to work with due to its natural hardness and density. Mainly used for outdoor applications.