Truck and Trailer Decking – Hardness & Durability

KAYU ® Keruing / Apitong Truck Decking

load truck decking  picture 11 19Kayu International, Inc. with 20 continuous years of successful business is a globally recognized leader of premium, Imported Hardwood Decking and Truck and Trailer Decking.

Kayu buys direct from the source in SE Asia, we specialize in providing custom patterns and sizes at the best prices and delivered to you.

Is Your  Truck and Trailer Decking Better than Domestic?

Your Truck and Trailer Decking will take a lot more abuse than your conventional hardwood decking. This holds true even if you are not a larger shipping company and using your trailer beds only for hauling. Hence, it is important that your Truck and Trailer Decking wood is more stronger, durable and resistant to the elements than anything you may install in your home.

At Kayu International, Inc., we are selling Keruing, which is also known as Apitong, Truck and Trailer Decking material from our Warehouses. At present, we have stocked large volumes of Keruing / Apitong hardwood decking of various sizes that can meet all your transportation needs at a discounted price range. The Keruing hardwood species of SE Asia is a hard and durable material that has trusted by the industry professionals for decades.

Are you wondering why? Here are the reasons for you: Hardness – An Important Factor!

The hardness of the wood is playing a major role in determining how much pounds it could carry. It is also important in determining how resistant it is to the factors like:

  • Dents
  • Scratches
  • Common wear

The hardness rating of Keruing Truck and Trailer Decking is 1270 pounds. In contrast, the conventional domestic hardwoods are having the ratings in the range of 350 to 1000 pounds. It is clear that the SE Asian Keruing hardwood has a higher hardness rating than domestic, thus making it much suited for your Truck and Trailer Decking.

Factors Contributing to Durability:

With regards to durability, there are several factors to consider such as:

  • Strength
  • Stiffness
  • Density

Strength refers to how much weight the wood could carry before it would break. And, the stiffness would refer to the bending strength of the particular wood. These two metrics, in combination could tell you a great deal on how much weight your Truck and Trailer Decking will be able to hold. The strength of Keruing is 19900 PSI while its stiffness rating is 2070 1000 PSI Domestic hardwoods would have a lower strength of 7500 to 12600 PSI and stiffness rating in the range of 800 1000 to 1700 1000 PSI. Obviously, our KAYU ® Keruing. is your best choice for greater strength and stiffness which are essential for transportation!

Another notable reference is that the denser the wood, the less susceptible it would be to the changes in temperature and humidity. Yes, what you understood is right! A high density wood means that your wood is less prone to wood boring insects. And fortunately, our  KAYU ® Keruing. is having a density of 790 kg/m3. In contrast, the density of domestic woods is usually falling in the range of 670 to 260 kg/m3. Thus, our hardwood trailer decking is much more durable than their domestic counterpart.

Other Factors to Consider:

In addition to the above mentioned two important factors, there are some other factors also to consider which are:

  • Color
  • Grain
  • Figure
  • Composition
  • Thickness
  • Origin
  • Cost

With these factors in mind, KAYU ® Keruing exports from the source in SE Asia and is inspected by our Kayu Quality Graders in Asia and once again when the container is received in Warehouse.  Therefore, you can expect the very best Keruing / Apitong Trailer and Truck Decking at a discounted rate.

Our Wood Experts at Kayu International are waiting to talk to you.

Our Kayu warehouse is stocked with KAYU ® Keruing  ……And Additional Loads have just been inspected for quality control from Kayu Graders and are being shipped to our warehouses.

100% Real Keruing / Apitong Wood

100% Legally Timbered

100% Kayu Inspected

Our Wood Experts at KAYU ® are waiting to talk to you. Give us a Call Phone: (888) 558-5298 Local: (503) 557-7296

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