||Uniform color, heartwood and sapwood are not distinguised.Grains are generally straight, quarterly sawn material shows a distinct attractive silver flakes, fine texture.
||Moderate in machining, TCT cutters are recommended, gives very good result
||Melamine, UV and PU coating is recommended
|Drying & treatment
||Dries well but requires special attention, absorbs preservatives better than many hardwoods
||Decorative furniture, flooring, decorative veneer, musical instruments, panelling, toys, steps used in jute, school furniture, office furniture, mouldings, joinery, handicrafts, accessories, kitchen cabinets etc.
||Exhibit an attractive flecked figure on quartered surface and broad rays on longitudinal surfaces, it can be steamed easily and gives very good pink colour after steaming.
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