||Color of freshly cut heartwood is yellow, brown or brown with reddish tinge. The color becomes darker after sawing. Grain is interlocked. Texture is fine and even .
||Moderate to cut with machines, nailing is poor, preboring required.
||Not very fine finish in polishing, color coating is recommended.
|Drying & treatment
||Drying speed is very slow. Kiln drying is not required. Treatment is very difficult.
||Most suitable for heavy construction, bridges, door and window frames, railway sleepers, beams, pillars, dock blocks, truck body, heavy platforms, loft construction, structure for ceiling and partition walls.
||Easy availability, very economical for general construction purposes.
||Selangan Batu, Yellow Batu, Red Batu, M/Sal