Teak Decking Information
Teak Decking Technical Info
Teak Decking Specs
Botanical Name: Tectona grandis
Common Name: Teak
General Characteristics: Color varies from a yellow brown to dark golden brown, darkening with age. Course, uneven texture with straight grain and oily feel.
Moisture Content of Decking: Our Teak Decking is specially dried for use on exterior projects.
We also sell Teak lumber kiln dried specifically for interior use. DO NOT use kiln dried interior lumber in exterior projects as it will expand. Teak Decking dried for exterior use will shrink inside.
Janka side hardness: 1,070 lb at 12% moisture content.
Bending Strength: 14,600 psi
Working Properties: Works with moderate ease, but silica content can have a blunting effect on cutters. Glues and finishes nicely, although pretreatment may be ncessary. Must be predrilled for fastening.
Distribution: Asia, Africa, Latin America
Durability: Teak is very durable, especially when harvested from older trees. Naturally resists rot, mold, mildew, and insects.
Uses: Outdoor Decking, flooring, boat building, furniture, decorative objects
Compare Teak to Other Types of Wood Decking
Compare the available decking woods. Read the following comparison and then give us a call (1.877.232.3915). By any measure (hardness, strength, durability, appearance), our Teak Decking is clearly the superior decking material across the board. Don't take our word for it, ask for a sample. Our Teak Decking speaks for itself! All Teak decking is not the same. Our mills in Brazil cut only the finest logs for our decking production. We stock Teak Decking boards up to 20 foot long!!!
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Span Chart for Teak Decking
|Nominal Dimension||Finish Dimension||Joist Spacing|
|1x4||3/4" x 3 1/2"||16"|
|1x6||3/4" x 5 1/2"||16"|
|5/4x6||1" x 5 1/2"||24"|
|2x6||1 1/2" x 5 1/2"||32"|
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