Okoume Plywood

Okoume plywood is a type of plywood that is made from the wood of the aokoumé tree. This tree is native to Africa and it is also known as the African mahogany. The wood of this tree is light in weight, yet it is strong and durable. It has a pinkish hue and a fine grain pattern. Okoume plywood is often used for making furniture, cabinetry, and musical instruments. It is also used in the construction industry for making doors, floors, and walls.

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Okoume Plywood

Face and Back:     Okoume Veneer Grade:     BB/CC CC/CC Glue:     E1 E2 and Melamine Size:    1220x2440mm or customizable Thickness:    3.6mm to 24mm Core:    Poplar, Combic, Hardwood

Okoume plywood is a type of plywood made from the African hardwood species Aucoumea klaineana. The wood is also known by the common names gaboon, obeche, ekop, and ovangkol. Okoume plywood is often used in marine applications because it is light, strong, and resistant to rot. It is also used for making furniture and cabinetry. The tree that okoume plywood is made from grows quickly and reaches a height of up to 150 feet (46 meters). The wood is pale yellow or pinkish in color with a fine grain. It is lightweight but strong, and has good dimensional stability. Okoume plywood can be glued together using either water-resistant or non-water-resistant adhesives. If you are looking for marine-grade plywood or furniture-grade plywood, okoume plywood is an excellent choice. It is relatively inexpensive and easy to work with.

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