Thermally Modified Ayous

Starting From £7.50 Inc. VAT

Starting From £7.50 Inc. VAT

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Thermally Modified Ayous 44mm x 17mm Slat

  • Starting from £3.42 per metre plus vat
  • Planed on all four sides with slightly eased corners, for a premium finish
  • Thermally Modified – Extremely stability and durable
  • Almost no natural defects, resulting in minimum waste
  • Stainless Steel Fixings Recommended

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Delivery estimated from £20 with a 3-5 working day lead time.

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Thermally Modified Ayous

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High – Quality Hardwood 44mm x 17mm Slat

Thermally Modified Ayous Timber represents a leap forward in the world of timber materials, offering a perfect synthesis of durability, dimensional stability, and aesthetic appeal. Whether you’re designing a modern home, commercial space, or bespoke furniture, this timber stands as a testament to the harmonious fusion of nature and innovation. Embrace the beauty and resilience of Thermally Modified Ayous Timber to redefine your spaces with a touch of timeless sophistication.

The thermal modification process significantly enhances the timber’s resistance to decay, insects, and adverse weather conditions. This makes Thermally Modified Ayous Timber an ideal choice for both interior and exterior applications, ensuring a long-lasting and low-maintenance solution.

With improved dimensional stability, this timber is less prone to warping, swelling, or shrinking, providing architects and designers with a versatile material for their projects.

High – Quality Thermally Modified Ayous

Thermally modified Ayous – also known as ‘Obeche’ which comes from the name of the tree. This hardwood timber is native to West and Central Africa. Being Thermally Modified gives it a darker colour of browns, enhance grain and a smooth texture.

Thermally Modified Ayous Timber undergoes a meticulous heat treatment process that transforms its inherent properties, elevating it to a league of its own. This innovative technique involves subjecting the timber to controlled high temperatures, resulting in a material that not only boasts heightened durability but also exudes a distinctive charm. This makes it the perfect timber of choice for our 44mm x 17mm slats and is also used to create our panels, gates, and furniture.

We strongly urge customers to use stainless steel fixings as this will avoid any reactions within the timber, which could lead to potential staining and unsightly damage.

Should you require any help or wish to speak with a member of our team, please do so on 0161 764 5362.

Ayous Slat Features

Highest Quality Thermally Modified Ayous

Thermo-Ayous achieves a 1-2 class durability rating according to EU standards.

Impressive Lifespan

Being Thermally Modified, Ayous has a potential service life of 40 years.


The timber is clear grade, uniform and virtually knot free. Can take finishes and stains exceptionally well.

Contemporary Design

Our Thermo-Ayous will elevate any project with the sleek and modern aesthetics Thermo-Ayous brings.

Cost Comparison

Thermo-Ayous sits mid to high range, although typically comes in lower cost than some of he more popular species as a comparison.


Ideal for external cladding applications, fencing and gates.

44mm Slat Technical Dimensions

Please view the technical dimensions of our 44mm slats.

Delivery Information

Here at Slatted Screen Fencing, we try to have your product ready to ship as soon as possible for the best price possible. We offer both delivery service and a collection from our warehouse service. Please see details of how delivery is priced for this product below.

Quanity Delivery Collection
1-15 Slats £20 Free
16-25 Slats £30 Free
26-50 Slats £45 Free
51-99 Slats £65 Free
100-200 Slats (1.8m and 2.1m) £90 Free
201-450 Slats (1.8m and 2.1m) £130 Free
100-450 Slats (2.4m) £130 Free
451+ Slats £160 Free

Please note: Collection is available only from our warehouse based in Bury, Greater Manchester.

Compare our Thermally Modified Ayous Slats

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Please see a selection of commonly asked questions.

Will my Ayous slats weather/turn grey overtime?

Yes, like all timbers, Thermally Modified Ayous will fade will the sunlight overtime to a silver-grey. To slow this fading process down, you can use a good quality UV protection oil. This will need repeating annually depending on how much UV light your timbers get.

What does ‘Thermally Modify’ mean?

Thermally modified wood, is a wood that has been modified by controlled temperature, in an oxygen free environment. This process changes the chemical structure which increases its durability.

Can I oil my timber?

Yes, a good quality protection oil is recommended for some extra TLC. You can choose a UV clear protection oil should you wish to slow the fading process down.

Do I need to use stainless steel fixings?

Yes, the oils in the timber react with galvanised fixings, leaving black marks on your wood. Only stainless-steel fixings should be use.

Does Thermally Modified timber have knots?

Ayous has very little knots and is virtually knot free, minimising any waste.

Can Thermally Modified timber be used indoors?

Yes it can be used indoors.