what is gurjan plywood

Gurjan plywood

Gurjan ply is a Name of a tree Called Dipterocarpus turbinatus (Gurjan tree). If the Plywood Is Made Completely or Some Part of wood Layers Used of Dipterocarpus turbinatus (Gurjan tree) Then Its Called Gurjan plywood. Many Plywood Sheets Which Start @ Range Of  . 70 per sqft per sqft are Gurjan Face Means The Thin Layer Of sheet which used Both sides of plywood to Cover Other layers of Wood It Might Be Eucalyptus tree or Popular tree, Neem Tree or any other tree

Gurjan plywood which is Made of Complete Dipterocarpus turbinatus (Gurjan tree) Then its Plywood Sheet Cost You For Around . 150 per sqft In The Market But Today Many Store and Brands Never Inform You about The Complete Information OR Guide you with Quality of Plywood Usually any Plywood which is in Range Of . 40 per sq ft to . 70 per sq ft are reliable up to 15 years.

Coming To Any Branded plywood Which Starts From The Range of . 100 per sq ft to . 180 per sq ft Depending on The Quality of Chemical raisins Used in Bonding Of Plywood and The Layers of wood used in Making plywood Sheet as well depends upon the marketing statistics of Promoting their Brand & their Products durability also Concern in Price Variations.

Lets Know about The Trees which are used in Making Plywood Sheet’s Like Dipterocarpus turbinatus (Gurjan tree) These tree are mainly Found in an area from India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands), Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Cambodia, Laos to Vietnam.

Plant profile Gurjan is a lofty tree, about 35 m tall. Bark is gray or dark brown, shallowly longitudinally fissured and flaky. Branch lets are hairless. Leaf buds are sickle-shaped. Buds and young twigs densely gray velvety. Stipules are 2-6 cm long, densely, shortly dark grayish or dark yellow velvety. Leaf stalks are 2-3 cm, densely gray velvety or hairless. Leaf blade is ovateoblong, 20-30 cm long, 8-13 cm wide, leathery, smooth or sparsely velvety. Lateral veins are 15-20 pairs conspicuously raised on the underside. Base is rounded or somewhat heartshaped. Margin is entire or sometimes wavy. Tip is pointed or long-pointged. Flowers are borne in racemes in leaf axils, 3-6-flowered. Sepals are 2 linear, 3 shorter. Stamens are about 30 – anthers linear-lance shaped connective appendages threadlike. Ovary is densely velvety. Style is silvery gray velvety on lower half. Nut is ovoid or narrowly ovoid, densely velvety. Flowering: March-April.

Economic Value The Gurjan trees belong to the botanical family of Dipterocarpus which has about 70 different species. Out of these species the Dipterocarpus Turbinatus (which is Gurjan), is an important source of commercial timber. Amongst other uses, the trees also yield an Oil (called Gurjan ka Tel) which is also commercially marketed. A very large number of these Gurjan trees are found on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands near India. Located on the northern tip of the Andaman Island is the Chatham saw mill that is well known for being one of the oldest and biggest saw mills in Asia that gets the good quality local timber available such as the premium Pad auk wood, Gurjan, Satin and Marble wood and works on it, and exports it other parts of the world. So chances are that even if you happen to buy Gurjan plywood in India, it may have had its origins on the beautiful island of Andaman and may have passed through the saw mill over there.

Available plywood Brands in Indian Market are Century ply, Green ply, Merino ply , Sinik ply Form The House of Century plywood and Many more Their Cost are almost same and Near to each other Gurjan plywood are upto 50% lesser then these plywood brands in terms of Pricing

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