KEMPAS is a Medium Hardwood with a density of 770-1,120 kg/m3 air dry. It was reported that the material from Sabah and Sarawak is much denser than the material from Peninsular Malaysia.
KEMPAS when treated with preservatives is suitable for all heavy constructional works, posts, beams, joists, rafters, piling, columns (heavy duty), fender supports, pallets (permanent and heavy duty), door and window frames and sills, tool handles (impact), bridges, wharves, telegraphic and power transmission posts and cross arms. Without treated, it is suitable for structures under cover, flooring, panelling and mouldings as well as vehicle bodies.
Lorry Bodies Application (24ft)