Wood Species Encyclopedia

BETTERWOOD " DICTIONARY

The Wood Lexicon

In our wood lexicon you will find a lot of information about the material wood, its botanical origin, technical properties and the appropriate technical terms. We have divided our lexicon into two areas: Types of wood and Technical terms.

The types of wood

abachi
afzelia
acacia
bamboo
Bangkirai
basralocus
Book
Cumaru
Douglas
Ebenholz
Oak
Esche
eucalyptus
Spruce
garapa
Guyana teak
ipe Lapacho
Iroko
Itauba
jatoba
Kamala
Kiefer
Kirschbaum
larch
Louro Faia
mahogany
massaranduba
walnut
Olive
Rosewood
robinia
Siberian larch
Sipo
Tatajube
Teak
Timborana
elm
Wallaba
Zebrano

Sources: FordaqGD woodtropix, Wikipedia.

The technical terms

Solid wood
Modulus of Elasticity
Modulus of Rupture
Sustainability
ecology
mushrooms
swelling
Radial
Rainforest Alliance
reaction discoloration
Resistance
slip resistance
Concealed attachment
graying
forgiven
Solid wood
wax
interlocked grain
weather resistance
WPC
yacht deck
drawing

Sources: FordaqGD woodtropix, Wikipedia.

Our decking boards

ab 6,10 

Cumaru decking, FSC 100%
Price from: €70 per m2, resistance class: 1

Advantages: ✓ best durability ✓ particularly robust and scratch-resistant

Disadvantages: ✗ partly rough surface ✗ high power development

Tip: Sand the floorboards after they have been exposed to the weather for the first time.

ab 8,75 

Cumaru decking, FSC 100%
Price from: €70 per m2, resistance class: 1

Advantages: ✓ best durability ✓ particularly robust and scratch-resistant

Disadvantages: ✗ partly rough surface ✗ high power development

Tip: Sand the floorboards after they have been exposed to the weather for the first time.

ab 11,50 

Cumaru decking, FSC 100%
Price from: €70 per m2, resistance class: 1

Advantages: ✓ best durability ✓ particularly robust and scratch-resistant

Disadvantages: ✗ partly rough surface ✗ high power development

Tip: Sand the floorboards after they have been exposed to the weather for the first time.

ab 9,10 

Garapa decking boards, FSC 100%
Price from: €65 per m2, resistance class: 1-2

Advantages: ✓ smooth surface ✓ homogeneous, light color

Disadvantages: ✗ Substances containing iron lead to discoloration ✗ Unscrewed tends to warp

Tip: Patio cleaning removes discoloration and
Professional interim storage avoids delay.

ab 9,80 

Garapa decking boards, FSC 100%
Price from: €65 per m2, resistance class: 1-2

Advantages: ✓ smooth surface ✓ homogeneous, light color

Disadvantages: ✗ Substances containing iron lead to discoloration ✗ Unscrewed tends to warp

Tip: Patio cleaning removes discoloration and
Professional interim storage avoids delay.