Sal Wood
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Sal Wood
Raw Material
Sal wood comes from Sal tree. Sal tree is straight and cylindrical and attains good length so you can longer lengths in Sal. Sal comes from Malaysia and other countries and is a little less expensive when compared to teak 
Implementation Raw Material
Sal wood is available in the market as Timber logs whereas some vendors are also selling custom frames that could directly be used in door and window frames. If you buy a log then you would need to cut the log into the required frame sizes and then let the door season. Seasoning is a process where you let the moisture in the wood dry to an optimal level. In normal dry warm weather, it is suggested that seasoning for about one month is recommended. After seasoning the timber logs, the logs are then used in the construction work as required. 
Sal wood is a rough construction wood. It is used for strength but not for finishing. Sal wood's surface have small cracks so they are finished with Paint or Oil but are not recommended for polishing. 
  • Maintenance of Sal wood is easy as Sal wood is durable, termite resistance and remains free from fungi for a long time. 
  • Direct sun light on Sal wood should be avoided as it can result in cracks in the wood member. 
  • As the surface of the Sal wood is usually finished with paint, cleaning the wood would just require wiping with cloth.  
  • 25 to 30% heavier and 45 to 50% harder and durable than teak wood. 
  • Resistant to termites, white ants and from fungi for a long period. 
  • Sal wood is durable and water resistant wood. 
  • As Sal wood is very hard, it is not easy to saw and work with.
  •  This wood does not take Polish.
  •  Direct sunlight can cause cracks to Sal wood remember if you are planning for Sal wood flooring or furniture protect them form direct sunlight. 
  •  Can not be used for exterior doors or furniture.
Sal wood is used for door and window frame, wooden beam, batten, piles and tool handle etc. It is not suitable for shutters and furniture.
Sal wood is 30% heavier than teak wood i.e. its weight is from 900—1000 kg/ cum.
Sal wood is close grained hard and heavy. It is 50% harder than teak.

Termite effect
It immune to white ant and insects attack and fungus for long period. 
Sal wood is 20—30% stronger than teak. In shock resistance it is about 45% above teak.
Color Range
Pale brown in color, darken on exposure.
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Dhara bi singh: Sep 25 2013 6:03PM
JAYASIMHA: Sep 25 2012 3:33PM
s: Sep 10 2011 7:24PM
Akhil: Oct 31 2011 10:25PM
best one..
bbbbbbbbb: Oct 2 2012 5:05PM
bikash: Nov 1 2011 9:09PM
what is the price of malasian sal wood per foot
Amol5252015105319: May 25 2015 10:54PM
SUSHIL: May 5 2012 5:37PM
Narendra Kumar Saranam: May 4 2015 4:10PM
alok: Mar 14 2013 10:28PM
I need 4x3 inch sal wood, 7 feet long - 100 planks; 3.5x3.0 sal wood - 8.5 feet -50; please send your offer
ravi: Mar 9 2013 10:59PM
I want to know which is best wood for window and doors. I am planning for Arau wood.How it is? What is the difference bw Arau wood and Malaysia sall
prathamesh: Jun 29 2012 12:09PM
ajeet: Jul 29 2011 7:13AM
good work.its eye opening for the clients as well as the architects/designers.
samir kundu: Jul 13 2012 1:36PM
is sal wood the best option for the making wooen hammer (mallet)or not? the hammer will use in iron & fibre fittings.
samirkundu: Jan 20 2012 9:55PM
which material are use to preserve sal wood from any creak?
sehgal: Feb 24 2012 12:08PM
What is the difference between Malaysia Sal and Kapur Sal?
venkatesh.g: Feb 10 2012 11:54AM
sal wood sceince name
Venkataramu: Feb 3 2012 11:22PM
Naseer: Feb 1 2013 8:53PM
Dear sir.i hope you will be good heath.Sir i want some information about sal wood. All sizes and prices. I waiting for your reply. Regard. Naseer sakhi. Thank you.
SP SINGH: Dec 5 2012 7:41AM
vishal chauhan: Aug 18 2014 12:20AM
Monit: Apr 24 2012 5:35PM
Cost of p/fixing sal wood rough ground with desk fastner.
kalka prasad: Apr 14 2012 5:43PM
no review
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