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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This transformed him into a passionate advocate of planting indigenous trees like narra, molave, apitong, lauan and yakal.
The information he provided resulted in the confiscation of 82.29 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu, and the arrest of one drug personality in a buy-bust operation along Apitong Street, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa on March 19, 2019.
Portland, OR, July 17, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Nova USA's Apitong Oil was specifically-designed to enhance the durability and beauty of nearly all exterior wood products used in heavy duty automotive and industrial applications.
Some of the species grown are almon, bagtikan, mayapis, apitong, red lauan, palosapis, white lauan, olayan, katii and nato.
Along Apitong street in Barangay Comembo, Makati City, which may lead to a three-hour blackout in the area from 11:30 p.
The seven para-enforcers descend like a pack of wolves on the two loggers, who are sawing into the cut-down trunk of an Apitong tree, a critically endangered hardwood that is a favourite among developers in the nearby tourism boom town of El Nido.
raised apitong decking--a wood stronger than oak--for additional durability.
Purpleheart or apitong wood are the way to go when replacing the decking.
Using abrasion-resistant species such as keruing (apitong) on wearing surfaces such as truck decking, box beams, kiln stickers, and door rails capitalize on the versatility and consistency of properties exhibited by LVL (USDA 1987).
FiberTek composite firring strips are intended to replace Douglas Fir and Apitong wood in refrigerated subfloors.
Mayor Domagoso had been invited to plant trees to add to the now flourishing 1,000-square-meter garden on campus where indigenous trees are planted, such as yakal, agoho, apitong, bagtikan, banaba, bignay, lauan, pili and molave.