BLACK PALM ( Black Palm )
Scientific name : Borassus flabellifer
LATIN: BORASSUS FLABELLIFER
Color /Appearance : Black fiber with in a lighter tan or light brown colored . Black palm is a rare pattern figured exotic woods . With a unique pattern . Black palm use for different purposes, such us custom cabinets is also used for cane blanks, knife handles, martial arts weapons, flooring . furniture makers Love this exotic woods .
There is no other wood in the world we can compare with Black Palm .
Black Palm Avg Dry Wgt : 61 lbs/ft3 (970 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 2020lbf (8985 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.8
Distribution : Tropical Asia and Africa
Janka Hardness: 2,020 lbf (9,000 N)
Grain /Texture :Black Palm has a medium to fine texture, though it is by no means even or uniform on account of the contrast between the dense, darker fibers, and the soft, lighter cellulose structure of the wood.
Black palm Grain is very straight, and contains no growth rings, knots, or defects , this make black palm a unique exotic woods . Tropical exotic hardwoods . Is mostly seen in forest 🌳.
Exotic Wood Blanks: sizes of Black Palm exotic wood blanks. All kinds of custom dimension black palm available. custom pieces available sizes of Black Palm .
Black palm is a common name for several species of plants in the family
Tree sizes :65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1 m) trunk diameter
Specific gravity ( basic ,12% Mc ) .79, .97
Black Palm is an exotic wood that is hard and dense, with stringy type grain.
Black palm mostly use box makers and wood turners.its turn very good
Average dried weight :61 lbs/ft3(970 kg/m3)
Modulus of Rupture: 19,950 lbf/in2 (137.6 MPa)
Elastic Modulus : 2,262,000 lbf/in2(15.60 GPa)
Crushing Strength:10,190 lbf/in2(70.3 MPa)
Shrinkage :Radial: ~5.5%, Tangential: ~5.5%, Volumetric: ~11.0%, T/R Ratio: ~1.0