All About Kapur
[Dryobalanops spp. (Dipterocarpaceae)]
|Density||580 - 820 kg/m3 air dry|
|Location||Malaysia & other South East Asian countries|
Kapur wood, native to Malaysia, holds a special place in the country's rich forestry heritage. This hardwood, scientifically known as Dryobalanops spp., is highly regarded for its versatility and durability. Kapur wood's distinctive reddish-brown to dark-brown hue, coupled with its exceptional resistance to decay and insects, has made it a favored choice for a wide range of applications, including construction, furniture crafting, and boat building. Its widespread availability across the Malaysian peninsula and Borneo, coupled with responsible forestry practices, ensures a sustainable supply of this precious timber. Kapur wood not only contributes to Malaysia's economy but also reflects the nation's commitment to responsible and environmentally conscious forestry management, preserving the natural beauty and strength of its forests for generations to come.
16 Sep 2023