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Since 1956
  Toolsie Persaud Ltd. (TPL) has been a pioneer in developing Guyana's hinterland and producing quality construction materials.  
Sustainably Managed Forests
  A family operated business that follows sustainable forest management principles advised by the Guyana Forestry Commission.  
Resources
  350,000 hectares of rain forest
35M tonnes of quarry reserves
2,000 employees
 
Corporate Address
  10-12 Lombard St.
Georgetown
Guyana
South America
Tel: + 592 226 4071-5
Fax: +592 226 0793
Email: click here
 

Timber Species
Baromalli

Scientific Name:
Catosemma commune

Family:

ATIBT Standard Name:

Other Name:

Wood Appearance: Heartwood dull yellowish to pinkish brown not sharpiy defined from the lighter coloured sapwood. Dark coloured resin streaks occur as arcs on the cross section and lines on the surface. 

  • Sapwood -
  • Texture - coarse
  • Grain - straight
  • Bole:

Physical and Mechanical Properties: Strength class 3. It is a low to medium density timber. Air dries without extensive degrade. Works easily with machine and hand tools giving a clean but somewhat fibrous finish.

  • Weight - 30kg/m3
  • Bending Strength -
  • Modulus of elasticity -
  • Compression parallel to grain -
  • Shock resistance -

Natural Durability: Not naturally durable. The sapwood is susceptable to sap-staining fungi. However, it is easily preserved by diffusion. Durability class 2.

Timber Processing

  • Drying -
  • Working -
  • Assembly -
  • Finishing -

Uses: The wood has been tested and found `suitable' for plywood manufacture. It is used for general manufacturing and interior construction.

Supplies: Moderate quantities availabe for export.

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