apitong


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apitong

[ə′pē‚tȯŋ]
(materials)
A wood from the Philippine tree Dipterocarpus grandiflorus; sold as mahogany although it is not a true mahogany.
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raised apitong decking--a wood stronger than oak--for additional durability.
Purpleheart or apitong wood are the way to go when replacing the decking.
Purpleheart and apitong are also denser than other woods, so you'll need a carbide blade to cut them.
FiberTek composite firring strips are intended to replace Douglas Fir and Apitong wood in refrigerated subfloors.
Apitong decking provides a tougher, longer lasting wood in comparison to other varieties, such as oak or pine.
Caption: Apitong decking provides a tougher, longer lasting wood in comparison to other varieties, such as oak or pine.
The kit actually contains two sub-kits: apitong wood, NSN 2510-01-582-5408, and plywood, NSN 2510-01-582-5396.
That means you'll need a carbide saw blade and carbide-tipped drill bits to work with the apitong wood.
Plain and simple, use only purpleheart wood, NSN 5510-01454-8568, or apitong wood, NSN 5510-01-525-6325, when you replace the decking.