BUKIT – Shorea Platyclados (dark red meranti)

BUKIT – Shorea Platyclados (dark red meranti)

Product Description

Dark Red Meranti, despite its name it is more of brown colour. It has beautiful lustre, due to which its demand is high. It has excellent machining property.
Decking from the Bukit wood supplied is arti­ficially dried to 16-18%. Due to the drying process wood is more durable and dimensionally stable. Its core is red-brown to brown in colour in its raw form.
Dark Red Meranti has high resistance against mould and insect even the wood may have some insect damage that doesn’t affect its static properties or durability.Wood is very hard and lasts very long due to high density and contained substances.It’s easy to work on this wood as it holds on the glue, stains are well applied.
Its texture has interlocking grains and the pore size is from medium to large. To make it more appealing, oil coating shall be done, this also increases the lustre and shine. Dark red meranti decking has longer years and so do its beauty.
For correct functionality of the decking it is necessary to follow basic rules for installation of wooden decking and creating sufficiently stable construction underneath. The underlying construction should be made of wood with same or similar density as the actual decking to ensure uniform swelling or shrinkage. The major use of this is for furniture, gates, floors, cabinets, ships and decks. It is cost effective too. It turns out to be brilliant and enticing choice to buy dark red meranti decking for indoors or outdoors as it has good strength to face all weather conditions.

Dimensions 19 x 90 x 2 400 to 4 500 mm in 30 cm +
Grading side Reeded
Dimensions 18 x 140 x 1 800 to 4 800 mm in 30 cm +
Grading side Smooth
Country of origin Malaysia
Density 505 – 850 kg/m³
Moisture 16 –18%
Colouring Lightly red to brown tone
Endurance in exterior Average durability
Surface treatment We recommend OSMO decking oil