About Iroko

Iroko solid parquet

African teak(aka. Iroko) hardwood flooring are made of planks milled from a single piece of timber from Congo in West Africa.  African teak solid plank wood flooring is originally used for structural purposes, being installed perpendicular to the wooden support beams of a building known as joists or bearers.Beofre milling to final finished interior flooring it is kiln or air dried. Depending on the desired look of prefinished flooring, Iroko timber can be cut in three ways: flat-sawn, quarter-sawn, and rift-sawn.With grooves cut into the back of the wood plank that run the length of each plank, often called absorption strips, that are intended to reduce cupping. Yorking Hardwood plant mill 90-120mm width plank with 4 sides T&G joint as standard one.

African teak is big round logs,the timber has strong corrossion resistance on outdoor conditions, it is seen as deck flooring in western countries.The prominent advantage of Iroko is the nice straight golden wood grains attracting people for nice interior decoration. On the other hand we offer 90mm width solid Iroko parquet srart at  2.9USD/s.q.f only, which is mostly acceptable for common projectors.

On the other hand, veneered or laminated iroko parquet flooring in 10-12mm thickness, is considered as an ideal thermal flooring for underground heating conditions with sliced 2mm toplay.


african teak timber data sheet

African Teak (Iroko)  Wood Flooring Specifications:

Timber Origin West Africa
Species: Milicia excelsa
Density: 0.75-0.85g/cm3
MOR: 87500psi
Janka Hardness: 2700Psi
Termite Resistance: High
Floor Type: Solid T&G  3/4” thick
Plank Size: 3.75"-5"x 3/4"
Surafce: Smooth
Color Dark Brown,Light yellow
Joint: Micro-beveled 
Condition: Kiln Dried  10%-12%
Gloss: Matt    (25°
Grade: AB grade
Finish: Aluminium Oxide 9 coats UV finished
Photo Sensitivity NO
Warranty: 25 years residential
Installation: Nail Down

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