Tropical timber species


The tropical species alep grows in the dense rainforests of Central Africa. It is an exotic yellow-brown timber, very durable. The durability and strength of alep make it suitable for uses requiring strength and resistance. It is used in heavy work, as well as in exterior joinery. Alep naturally covers the use classe 5 (end-uses in marine environment or brackish water) du to its high specific gravity and its hardness.