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Brazilian Apitong aka Keruing for Truck Trailer Decking

Harder than Oak - Apitong replacement decking. Use what your OEM did.  Real Apitong.

Apitong is the most popular exotic hardwood species that you can find in South East Asia. It is widely known as Keruing the high-density decking wood, with less moisture content. This finest quality hardwood available at ABS Wood varies from light to dark red-brown or brown to dark brown, sometimes with a purple tint. It is very durable and resistant to both fungi and termites. Apitong is known for its durability, affordability, and sustainability is used for flooring, pallets, veneer and plywood, truck floors, boardwalks, a framework for boats and more. Like all lumber supplied by ABS Wood, Apitong Keruing wood decking is the best choice for trailer decking that has grain straight or shallowly interlocked and moderately coarse texture.

Better than the Oak or other woods.  Aptiong lasts longer for Truck Trailer Bed Decking.

Apitong is better suited than any other wood in the world for trailer decking because of its durability, affordability and sustainability.

Janka of Malaysian Apitong is 1390 -  Harder than Oak!

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Apitong Keruing

Dimensions net Notes
TRUCK DECKING Shiplap
For Flatbed Trailers
 
 shiplap-2  Available in selected lengths or bundles

Apitong Decking Shiplap 5/4x6

1 1/8" x 5 1/2"  (5" Face) 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking Shiplap 5/4x8 1 1/8" x 7 1/2" (7" Face) 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking Shiplap 6/4x6 1 5/16" x 5 1/2" (5" Face) 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking Shiplap 6/4x8 1 5/16" x 7 1/2" (7" Face) 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking Shiplap 6/4x6 1 3/8" x 5 1/2" (5" Face) 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking Shiplap 6/4x8 1 3/8" x 7 1/2" (7" Face) 8-18'  20-22 Special

TRUCK DECKING Blanks
- Can be molded to meet your needs

- Blanks are naturally rough sawn and can vary in width and thickness per the specs below.
 

Dimensions net
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Available in selected lengths or bundles
Apitong Decking RS   1 1/2x8 1 7/16"- 1 1/2" x 7 3/4"-8 1/8" 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking RS   1 1/2x6 1 7/16"- 1 1/2" x 5 3/4"-6 1/8" 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking RS   1 1/4x8 1 3/16"- 1 1/4" x 7 3/4"-8 1/8" 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking RS   1 1/4x6 1 3/16"- 1 1/4" x 5 3/4"-6 1/8" 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking RS   2x8 1 7/8"- 2" x 7 3/4"-8 1/8" 8-18'  20-22 Special
Apitong Decking RS   2x6 1 7/8"- 2" x 5 3/4"-6 1/8" 8-18'  20-22 Special

 


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Apitong - Trailer Decking Specifications

Apitong Keruing (Angeling Pedra, Angelim da Terra, Angelim da Mata, Caramate, Mirarema, Sapupira Amarela)  Apitong hard wood decking is an extremely hard decking option. It is 20% harder than red oak

Apitong Truck Decking Characteristics

Apitong hard wood decking is a high-density wood, with a low moisture content. Since the timber is heavy and very hard, the shrinkage is slight. Apitong has no distinctive odor. The heartwood of Apitong hard wood decking is very durable and resistant to both fungi and termites. This durability makes Apitong wood decking the best choice for trailer decking.

Apitong Truck Decking Color

Heartwood varies from light to dark red brown or brown to dark brown, sometimes with a purple tint; usually well defined from the gray or buff sapwood. Texture moderately coarse; grain straight or shallowly interlocked; luster low; strong resinous odor when freshly cut, without
taste.

Apitong Truck Decking Hardness

Janka hardness: 1390lb – Apitong (Keruing) hard wood decking is an extremely hard decking option. It is over one hundred and twenty percent the hardness of red oak, one hundred and nine percent as hard as maple.

Apitong Truck Decking Durability

The heartwood of Apitong hard wood decking is very durable and resistant to both fungi and termites. This durability makes Apitong wood decking the best choice for trailer decking.

Apitong Truck Decking Preservation None Necessary!

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