Types of Wood We Offer

  • Angelim Pedra, Brazilian Apitong Photo of Angelim Pedra, Brazilian Apitong
    • Other Names: Hymenalobium excelsum, Para Angelim, Brazilian Apitong, Brazilian Keruing, Angel's Heart
    • Description: Angelim Pedra is medium tan color with a defined grain. It has mineral deposits, known as pedras (stone in Portuguese), which is where it gets its name. Angelim Pedra is commonly used in industrial applications as well as for exterior residential decking. It is naturally durable and economically competitive to other industrial woods such as Keruing / Apitong.
    • Hardness: 1,720 pounds
    • Strength (MOR): 18,255 psi
    • Stiffness (MOE): 2,050 1000 psi
    • Density (KG/m3): 960
    • Tangential Shrinkage: 7.1 %
    • Radial Shrinkage: 4.4 %
  • Apitong, Keruing Photo of Apitong, Keruing
    • Other Names: Dipterocarpus spp, Hagokhak, Panau, Dau, Yang, Eng, In, Heng, Keroeing, Kerunwing, Kruen, Kurjun, Klalar, Lagan, Bagac, Gurjun
    • Description: Keruing is the name given to approximately 70 species of Dipterocarpus throughout Southeast Asia. It is a common specie of wood and has been used for truck trailer components since the 1960's. Apitong is one of the most popular exotic hardwood species that comes out of South East Asia. The name Apitong has its origin as the local Philippine name and encompasses the tree species from the genus Dipterocarpus. Due to Apitong’s unique mechanical and physical properties, it is commonly considered to have one of the best strength to weight ratio of any commercially harvested species. Recognizing the wonderfully unique properties of Apitong, many experienced and globally savvy buyers choose the value and reliability of Apitong and consider it the undisputed species of choice for truck and trailer flooring.
    • Hardness: 1,520 pounds
    • Strength (MOR): 19,900 psi
    • Stiffness (MOE): 2,070 1000 psi
    • Density (KG/m3): 790
    • Tangential Shrinkage: 10.9 %
    • Radial Shrinkage: 5.2 %
  • Douglas Fir Photo of Douglas Fir
    • Other Names: Pseudotsuga menziesii, Blue Douglas-fir, British Columbia pine, British Colubian pine, Coast Douglas-fir, Colorado Douglas-fir, Colorado Pino real, Colorado real, Columbian Pine, Douglas spruce, Inland Douglas-fir, Interior Douglas-fir, Oregon Douglas-fir, Oregon pine, Puget Sound pine, Red fir, Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir, Yellow fir
    • Description: Douglas Fir has been used for centuries in the construction industry. One of the most common woods in the Western US, Douglas Fir is available in a wide range of grades from cheap construction material under $200/MBF all the way up to Clear All Heart Veneer Slicing material at over $6,000/MBF.
    • Hardness: 660 pounds
    • Strength (MOR): 12,400 psi
    • Stiffness (MOE): 1,950 1000 psi
    • Density (KG/m3): 530
    • Tangential Shrinkage: 7.6 %
    • Radial Shrinkage: 4.8 %
  • Gerutu Photo of Gerutu
  • Purpleheart Photo of Purpleheart
    • Other Names: Peltogyne spp, Pau Roxo, Roxihno, Pau Violeta, Amaranth
    • Description: Purpleheart is an outstanding industrial application wood because it is naturally durable and very stable. Purpleheart has been used for many years in the trailer industry and the ship building industry. Typically available as rough lumber, Purpleheart can also be run to shiplap and S4S boards.
    • Hardness: 1,860 pounds
    • Strength (MOR): 21,300 psi
    • Stiffness (MOE): 2,420 1000 psi
    • Density (KG/m3): 1,057
    • Tangential Shrinkage: 6.1 %
    • Radial Shrinkage: 3.2 %
  • Red Oak Photo of Red Oak
  • Western Red Cedar Photo of Western Red Cedar
    • Other Names: Thuja plicata, Cypress, Oregon Cedar, Giant Cedar, Arborvitae, British Columbia cedar, Canoe cedar, Pacific red cedar, Shinglewood, Giant arborvitae
    • Description: Western Red Cedar is popular for decking, siding and paneling applications. It is not a good industrial wood despite its natural durability. It is too soft for any reasonable application in the truck and trailer industry.
    • Hardness: 350 pounds
    • Strength (MOR): 7,500 psi
    • Stiffness (MOE): 1,110 1000 psi
    • Density (KG/m3): 260
    • Tangential Shrinkage: 5.0 %
    • Radial Shrinkage: 2.4 %
  • White Oak Photo of White Oak
    • Other Names: Quercus spp, Arizona oak, Stave oak, white oak, Swamp white oak, Brewer oak, Garry oak, Oregon oak, California white oak, Valley oak, Valley white oak,
    • Description: White Oak is often used for LTF, Laminated Truck Flooring. It is harder than Red Oak and slightly more durable. To tell the difference between White and Red Oak, look carefully at the end of a piece and look for open pores - if the pores are open than you are looking at Red Oak; if the pores are filled with cellulose and closed, then it is White Oak.
    • Hardness: 1,360 pounds
    • Strength (MOR): 15,200 psi
    • Stiffness (MOE): 1,780 1000 psi
    • Density (KG/m3): 900
    • Tangential Shrinkage: 7.4 %
    • Radial Shrinkage: 4.2 %